Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks to the press before the Exco meeting. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam dismisses calls for public consultation on fugitive transfers, citing urgency of Taiwan case

  • Chief executive says human rights concerns are products of ‘wild imagination and paranoia’, doubling down on security chief’s vow to help victim’s family
  • Bar Association head separately says lack of extradition treaty was never a loophole, but down to political considerations
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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks to the press before the Exco meeting. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum is an award-winning political journalist specialising in Hong Kong politics and the city's justice system. Previously, he worked for the Hong Kong Economic Journal and Citizen News.