The government is looking to change the law to start transfers of suspects to jurisdictions with which the city lacks an extradition deal. Photo: Shutterstock

Exempt suspected white-collar criminals from plan to start extraditing fugitives from Hong Kong to Taiwan and mainland China, says pro-Beijing legislator

  • Priscilla Leung suggests change of plan for new arrangement with Beijing and Taiwan
  • She notes worries that activists or government critics could face surrender requests
Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law

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The government is looking to change the law to start transfers of suspects to jurisdictions with which the city lacks an extradition deal. Photo: Shutterstock
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Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung joined the Post in 2017 and reports for the Hong Kong desk on local politics and Hong Kong-mainland issues. Prior to joining the Post, she covered Hong Kong politics and social policies for more than six years for different media outlets.

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.