Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s “sincere” apology wasn’t sincere enough

Mary Hui
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s “sincere” apology wasn’t sincere enough

In her third press conference in nine days during what has been the most tumultuous period of her time in office, Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam today (June 18) acknowledged the controversies and anxieties that the extradition bill has caused, conceded that she has to “personally shoulder much of the responsibility,” and offered her “most sincere apology to all people of Hong Kong.