Hongkongers march from Causeway Bay to the government headquarters in Admiralty on June 9, in protest against the proposal to amend the city’s extradition laws to allow the transfer of fugitives to mainland China. The message on the yellow umbrella calls on the people to oppose the “evil law”. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Why Hong Kong must not rush matters on extradition deal with mainland China

  • The central government and Hong Kong should negotiate a detailed agreement that includes the necessary safeguards for individual rights
  • When dealing with matters as sensitive and important as extradition, governments need to err on the side of caution
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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Hongkongers march from Causeway Bay to the government headquarters in Admiralty on June 9, in protest against the proposal to amend the city’s extradition laws to allow the transfer of fugitives to mainland China. The message on the yellow umbrella calls on the people to oppose the “evil law”. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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