Malcolm Rifkind

Malcolm Rifkind

Sir Malcolm Rifkind, KCMG QC, is a former UK foreign secretary.

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Opinion | Beijing must respect High Court mask-law ruling in the interests of both Hong Kong and China

Any attempt to undermine Hong Kong’s judiciary would only be seen as a naked power grab by the mainland executive, inadvertently destroying the rule of law crucial to the city’s role as an international financial centre.

Any attempt to undermine Hong Kong’s judiciary would only be seen as a naked power grab by the mainland executive, inadvertently destroying the rule of law crucial to the city’s role as an international financial centre.

21 Nov 2019 - 5:13PM
Opinion | There is no ‘loophole’ in Hong Kong’s current extradition law. Rather, it provides a necessary firewall to protect the legal system

The government must change course on the extradition bill, for the sake of its freedoms and business-friendly reputation. Alternative means of dealing with offenders such as Chan Tong-kai have been proposed and must be considered.

The government must change course on the extradition bill, for the sake of its freedoms and business-friendly reputation. Alternative means of dealing with offenders such as Chan Tong-kai have been proposed and must be considered.

4 Jun 2019 - 7:00AM