James To, flanked by Mr Wong (left) and Mr Chan, friends of jailed businessman Kwok Chun-sang. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong man who has spent 10 years in jail in mainland China over mortgage deal is warning sign over proposed extradition treaty, says lawmaker James To

  • Democratic Party lawmaker James To was contacted by the businessman’s family for help
  • To says case justifies opposition to proposal to change law over transfer of fugitives
Topic |   Law

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James To, flanked by Mr Wong (left) and Mr Chan, friends of jailed businessman Kwok Chun-sang. Photo: Nora Tam
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Guangdong province police hand over three robbery suspects to Hong Kong police in August 2018. The government has proposed amending its extradition law to allow reciprocal transfers with Macau, Taiwan and mainland China. Photo: Edward Wong

Security chief John Lee defends Hong Kong’s fugitive extradition proposal, citing positive public feedback

  • Of 4,500 submissions, 3,000 support allowing fugitive transfers to mainland China, Taiwan and Macau
  • Former Chinese official presses for deal, saying more than 300 ‘important fugitives’ had fled to Hong Kong
Topic |   Crime

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Guangdong province police hand over three robbery suspects to Hong Kong police in August 2018. The government has proposed amending its extradition law to allow reciprocal transfers with Macau, Taiwan and mainland China. Photo: Edward Wong
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