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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