Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? | Conflict Zone

After mass protests the Hong Kong government has backed down over its plans for a new extradition law that could have led to residents facing trial in mainland China. But having admitted failures over the proposal, should Chief Executive Carrie Lam resign? Tim Sebastian asks Ronny Tong, an adviser to Lam and a member of the Executive Council, who recently warned of the risk of Chinese military intervention if the crisis continued.
Conflict Zone is Deutsche Welle’s top political interview. Every week, our hosts Tim Sebastian and Michel Friedman are face-to-face with global decision-makers, seeking straight answers to straight questions, putting the spotlight on controversial issues and calling the powerful to account.


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