Supporters of the government’s plan to amend the Fugitive Offenders Ordinance and the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Ordinance call for justice and the rule of law to be upheld, in Admiralty on April 17. Photo: Dickson Lee

No question Hong Kong needs stronger extradition law: but it must address trust deficit on implementation

  • Cooperation across jurisdictions helps deter crime, as it increases expected costs for criminals
  • The focus of public discussion on changes to Hong Kong’s extradition law should be on how the new arrangements will be implemented
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Supporters of the government’s plan to amend the Fugitive Offenders Ordinance and the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Ordinance call for justice and the rule of law to be upheld, in Admiralty on April 17. Photo: Dickson Lee
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