The Law Society echoed a suggestion floated by the Bar Association earlier that the government should instead amend laws and allow local judges to hear murder cases where Hong Kong residents are suspects or victims. Photo: Reuters

Beijing weighs in on Hong Kong extradition plan, urging doubters to respect the legal process, after Law Society calls for alternatives

  • China says concerns of Hongkongers and foreigners have been noted but urges respect for the local legislative process
  • Hong Kong Law Society says plan to consider extradition on a case-by-case basis could leave suspects exposed to repressive countries
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The Law Society echoed a suggestion floated by the Bar Association earlier that the government should instead amend laws and allow local judges to hear murder cases where Hong Kong residents are suspects or victims. Photo: Reuters
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