Civic Party leader Alvin Yeung explains his party’s proposal for a law granting Hong Kong the right to hear cases in which permanent residents are accused of murder abroad. Photo: Felix Wong
Malcolm Rifkind
Opinion

Opinion

Malcolm Rifkind

There is no ‘loophole’ in Hong Kong’s current extradition law. Rather, it provides a necessary firewall to protect the legal system

  • The government must change course on the extradition bill, for the sake of its freedoms and business-friendly reputation
  • Alternative means of dealing with offenders such as Chan Tong-kai have been proposed and must be considered

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Civic Party leader Alvin Yeung explains his party’s proposal for a law granting Hong Kong the right to hear cases in which permanent residents are accused of murder abroad. Photo: Felix Wong
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Tammy Tam
Tammy Tam
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

City Beat by Tammy Tam

Can a candlelight vigil ignite a political flame? All eyes on June 4 turnout to mark Tiananmen crackdown as Chief Executive Carrie Lam gauges public sentiment over extradition bill

  • Size of crowd at June 4 vigil will be display of public opinion on extradition bill – and the city leader’s political agenda

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