A crowd outside Government House protesting against the express rail link in 2010. Today, fears are growing that a joint immigration checkpoint may open the door to mainland law enforcement or even arrest of Hong Kong citizens – in Hong Kong, by mainland officials. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Hong Kong’s rule of law must be protected in any agreement on joint immigration checkpoint for express rail link

Gary Wong says the government needs to reassure the public that judicial independence and ‘one country, two systems’ will be upheld before further discussions take place

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A crowd outside Government House protesting against the express rail link in 2010. Today, fears are growing that a joint immigration checkpoint may open the door to mainland law enforcement or even arrest of Hong Kong citizens – in Hong Kong, by mainland officials. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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