Secretary for Security John Lee Ka-chiu arrives for a meeting at the Legislative Council as pro-democracy lawmakers hold a placard and banner against the extradition bill, on May 22. Photo: AP
Tony Kwok
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Tony Kwok

Extradition bill: Hong Kong government must seize back the narrative from scaremongers

  • Opponents of the extradition bill have launched a campaign of misinformation to incite mass hysteria. The government should take broad measures to ease minds and ensure extradition requests meet international standards

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Secretary for Security John Lee Ka-chiu arrives for a meeting at the Legislative Council as pro-democracy lawmakers hold a placard and banner against the extradition bill, on May 22. Photo: AP
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Illustration: Craig Stephens
Jerome A. Cohen
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Jerome A. Cohen

If Beijing wants an extradition law with Hong Kong – and elsewhere – it should reform its judicial process

  • Democracies across the world look at China’s judicial practices and decline extradition agreements with it
  • If Beijing wants such an agreement with Hong Kong, it should deliver the judicial reforms it promised long ago

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Illustration: Craig Stephens
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