The Hong Kong government has agreed to exempt nine white-collar crimes, including unlawful use of computers, from its proposed extradition arrangement with jurisdictions including mainland China. Photo: Reuters

When businesses talk, Hong Kong listens: what climbdown on extradition bill says about most favoured sector

  • Certain economic crimes have been excluded from the government’s proposed law on fugitive transfers to jurisdictions including mainland China
  • This helps to reinforce the belief that businesses represent a privileged group in Hong Kong
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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The Hong Kong government has agreed to exempt nine white-collar crimes, including unlawful use of computers, from its proposed extradition arrangement with jurisdictions including mainland China. Photo: Reuters
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Marchers on the move on Sunday. Photo: Winson Wong

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets against proposal to extradite suspects to mainland China

  • Organisers say 12,000 took part in the rally against plan to send fugitives across the border
  • Protesters tell of fears about city opening itself up to the long arm of mainland Chinese law
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Marchers on the move on Sunday. Photo: Winson Wong
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