The EU said Hong Kong officials should have consulted the public more widely on such a sensitive topic as the extradition changes. Photo: EPA

European Union voices concern over Hong Kong’s plan to allow extraditions to mainland China

  • The 28-member bloc becomes first foreign governmental body to officially air worries over Security Bureau’s plan
  • Cites ‘effect amendments could have on EU citizens, either residing in Hong Kong or passing through’
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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The EU said Hong Kong officials should have consulted the public more widely on such a sensitive topic as the extradition changes. Photo: EPA
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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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