John Lee and Teresa Cheng say the government’s proposals are the most practical. Photo: Dickson Lee

Top Hong Kong officials defend controversial extradition bill, saying alternative proposals will ‘fundamentally change’ legal system

  • Justice chief Teresa Cheng says ideas put forward will change tradition that local courts deal only with crimes committed in Hong Kong
  • But lawmakers and proponents of alternatives are quick to criticise government’s reasoning
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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John Lee and Teresa Cheng say the government’s proposals are the most practical. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Chief Executive Carrie Lam arriving for an Exco meeting on Tuesday morning. Photo: Edmond So

Carrie Lam sticks to her guns on Hong Kong’s controversial extradition bill, but government will hear public concerns

  • The chief executive says security minister John Lee and justice minister Teresa Cheng will address public doubts on Tuesday afternoon
  • Lam also softens her tone from last week, saying she is willing to talk to opposition lawmakers, but there will still be no changes to the bill
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Chief Executive Carrie Lam arriving for an Exco meeting on Tuesday morning. Photo: Edmond So
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