Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying earlier said Hong Kong might pull out of the United Nations Convention Against Torture “if needed”. Photo: Sam Tsang Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying earlier said Hong Kong might pull out of the United Nations Convention Against Torture “if needed”. Photo: Sam Tsang
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying earlier said Hong Kong might pull out of the United Nations Convention Against Torture “if needed”. Photo: Sam Tsang

Rights groups alarmed by Hong Kong chief executive’s remarks on pulling out of UN torture treaty

Hong Kong could not pull out of convention unilaterally, warn experts

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying earlier said Hong Kong might pull out of the United Nations Convention Against Torture “if needed”. Photo: Sam Tsang Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying earlier said Hong Kong might pull out of the United Nations Convention Against Torture “if needed”. Photo: Sam Tsang
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying earlier said Hong Kong might pull out of the United Nations Convention Against Torture “if needed”. Photo: Sam Tsang
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