Though they celebrated the defeat of the extradition bill, many believe Lam was too slow to apologize for siding with Beijing and fast-trafficking legislation that, according Congress, would jeopardize Hong Kong's independence. Now, millions are demanding that she resign, and have vowed to continue marching until she is gone.
Demonstrators wearing black chanted and carried homemade signs. The crowds stretched for three miles from Admiralty to North Point, spilling out of the official route and choking major thoroughfares, once again paralyzing the city's financial center.
Protesters sang out the protests' unofficial anthems, "Sing Hallelujah to the Lord" and "Do You Hear the People Sing," from "Les Miserables," Bloomberg reports.