The protesters included three members of Demosisto and two Lingnan University students. Photo: Sam Tsang

Protesters arrested after storming Hong Kong government headquarters over proposal to extradite fugitives to mainland China

  • Group of women attempted to launch a sit-in against a plan to extradite fugitives to mainland China
  • Police officers arrested them as well as their supporters
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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The protesters included three members of Demosisto and two Lingnan University students. Photo: Sam Tsang
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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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