Nine economic crimes were recently removed from Hong Kong’s proposed extradition law. Photo: Alamy
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Fugitive law concern remains even after changes for business

  • The plan to allow criminal suspects to be transferred from Hong Kong to the mainland, Taiwan and other places may have been watered down, but a comprehensive bilateral agreement with sufficient safeguards is still needed

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Nine economic crimes were recently removed from Hong Kong’s proposed extradition law. Photo: Alamy
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Anson Chan, former chief secretary of Hong Kong, met US House speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday along with lawmakers Dennis Kwok and Charles Mok. Photo: Handout

US House speaker Nancy Pelosi has expressed ‘deep concern’ over Hong Kong plan to extradite fugitives to mainland China, visiting opposition politicians say

  • Civic Party lawmaker Dennis Kwok says Hong Kong government’s proposal was among key issues discussed in Washington meeting with Pelosi
  • Speaker particularly concerned about potential implications for the personal safety of Americans in Hong Kong
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Anson Chan, former chief secretary of Hong Kong, met US House speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday along with lawmakers Dennis Kwok and Charles Mok. Photo: Handout
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