A war of words has erupted between Taiwan and Hong Kong over the continuing lack of a law in the city permitting judicial assistance and extradition. An attempt to introduce one earlier this year sparked anti-government protests because it would have also permitted extraditions to mainland China. Photo: AFP

Taiwan and Hong Kong trade insults over robbery suspect in extradition row

  • Taiwanese authorities say Hong Kong will become a haven for criminals after request for legal help in watch shop hold-up case turned down
  • Hong Kong hits back, accusing the self-ruled island of ‘irresponsible’ statements
Topic |   Taiwan
A war of words has erupted between Taiwan and Hong Kong over the continuing lack of a law in the city permitting judicial assistance and extradition. An attempt to introduce one earlier this year sparked anti-government protests because it would have also permitted extraditions to mainland China. Photo: AFP
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