Claudia Mo, Dennis Kwok (centre) and other pan-democrat lawmakers have suggested a counterproposal to the government’s plan. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Fugitives should only be extradited to Taiwan, not mainland China, Hong Kong opposition lawmakers and lawyers’ group urge government

  • They fear judicial barrier under the ‘one country, two systems’ principle will be lowered under proposed changes
  • Security minister John Lee dismisses their counterproposal during meeting with Civic Party
Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong

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Claudia Mo, Dennis Kwok (centre) and other pan-democrat lawmakers have suggested a counterproposal to the government’s plan. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Hongkonger Chan Tong-kai is accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend in Taiwan but fled back to Hong Kong. Photo: Winson Wong

Fugitives face extradition to Macau, Taiwan and mainland China under Hong Kong government proposal to amend law this year

  • Change aimed at plugging loopholes exposed by a homicide case in which Taiwanese authorities were unable to prosecute a Hongkonger
  • Security Bureau revealed plan to amend Fugitive Offenders Ordinance and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Ordinance
Topic |   Legislative Council of Hong Kong

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Hongkonger Chan Tong-kai is accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend in Taiwan but fled back to Hong Kong. Photo: Winson Wong
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