Hongkongers protest against a proposed extradition agreement with the mainland, at a rally on March 31. Photo: AP

Hong Kong extradition law: can we ever be sure of China’s intentions?

  • Whatever the safeguards in an extradition agreement with mainland China, the fact remains that Hong Kong has no real way of telling if a prosecution is politically motivated
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Hongkongers protest against a proposed extradition agreement with the mainland, at a rally on March 31. Photo: AP
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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks to the press on Monday morning. Photo: Felix Wong

Extradition bill not made to measure for mainland China and won’t be abandoned, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says

  • Hong Kong government will press ahead with the law despite 12,000 people marching against it on Sunday
  • The bill will be tabled at the Legislative Council on Wednesday as scheduled
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks to the press on Monday morning. Photo: Felix Wong
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