Hong Kong: I would quit if I had choice, says leader in leaked audio

Carrie Lams comments further demonstrate it is Beijing directing response to crisis A leaked audio recording has emerged in which Hong Kongs leader, Carrie Lam, can be heard saying she would quit if she had a choice but suggesting she was being prevented from doing so by authorities in Beijing. In the recording, obtained by Reuters, the Hong Kong chief executive to a political crisis that has threatened Chinas authority over the city, as protesters continue to take to the streets pressing for the extradition bill to be withdrawn and calling for universal suffrage. Clashes continued on Monday night when police fired teargas to clear protesters in Mong Kok, a commercial and residential area in Kowloon. Play Video 0:53 between …