Student leader: Withdrawal of Hong Kong extradition bill not enough to quell protests

Hong Kong, China, Sep 4, 2019 / 03:49 pm (CNA).- Despite Hong Kong’s chief executive announcing that she will withdraw a controversial extradition bill, protests are continuing, with demonstrators demanding additional government and police reforms, said the leader of local Catholic student group. “I don’t think that they will [be] … Continue reading

Lawyers’ group hesitant about Australia’s religious discrimination bill

Canberra, Australia, Sep 4, 2019 / 02:01 pm (CNA).- The president of the Law Council of Australia signalled dissatisfaction with the government’s religious discrimination bill Wednesday. Among his concerns are its ability to bolster conscience protections for medical professionals who object to participating in abortion. Arthur Moses, head of the … Continue reading