The American Chamber of Commerce has objected to an extradition agreement between Hong Kong and mainland China, citing the mainland’s “lack of an independent judiciary, arbitrary detention, lack of fair public trial, lack of access to legal representation and poor prison conditions”. Photo: Shutterstock

Today China extradition law, tomorrow a social credit score – why Hong Kong must stand up for its freedoms

  • Don’t be surprised that Hongkongers aren’t in a hurry to reach an agreement with the mainland, where the rights of the detained are far less secure
  • Liberalisation of the Chinese state’s control on its citizens is a fantasy
Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law

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The American Chamber of Commerce has objected to an extradition agreement between Hong Kong and mainland China, citing the mainland’s “lack of an independent judiciary, arbitrary detention, lack of fair public trial, lack of access to legal representation and poor prison conditions”. Photo: Shutterstock
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