Angus Howarth

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, center right, arrives at chamber of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Embattled Hong Kong leader flees legislature amid protests

Calling her “the mother of the mafia police” and yelling comments, pro-democracy MPs twice forced Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to stop delivering a policy speech yesterday and then clamoured for her resignation in chaotic scenes that caused her to walk out of the legislature.

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