At least 14 members of parliament backed a motion expressing concern at the amendments to Hong Kong extradition law. Photo: EPA

Britain voiced concerns over Hong Kong extradition law changes

  • Consul general Andrew Heyn says he spoke to senior figures in the city’s administration to seek clarity on what the proposed law would mean for British citizens
  • Chris Patten says British foreign secretary told him in a letter his department had lodged concerns with local government departments
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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At least 14 members of parliament backed a motion expressing concern at the amendments to Hong Kong extradition law. Photo: EPA
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Guangdong provincial police hand over three suspects in a robbery case to Hong Kong Police at Huanggang port in August 2018. Photo: Edward Wong

Overseas Chinese groups in North America urge Hong Kong government to shelve controversial extradition proposal

  • The groups based in the US and Canada issued a joint statement calling for the proposal to be withdrawn
  • The statement echoes other criticisms from organisations within Hong Kong and foreign governments about the extradition measure
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Guangdong provincial police hand over three suspects in a robbery case to Hong Kong Police at Huanggang port in August 2018. Photo: Edward Wong
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