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.

21 Nov 2019 - 5:13PM

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.

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

4 Jun 2019 - 7:00AM

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.

There is no ‘loophole’ in Hong Kong’s current extradition law. Rather, it provides a necessary firewall to protect the legal system