Anson Chan was Hong Kong’s chief secretary before and after its 1997 handover to Chinese rule. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong’s former No 2 Anson Chan urges Americans who do business in city to protest proposed change in fugitive transfer law

  • Concerns must be voiced ‘before it is too late’, she tells the Heritage Foundation think tank in Washington
  • Says Hong Kong’s basic freedoms are progressively being whittled away
Topic |   Anson Chan

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Anson Chan was Hong Kong’s chief secretary before and after its 1997 handover to Chinese rule. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Hong Kong’s former deputy leader Anson Chan, centre, and lawmakers Dennis Kwok, left, and Charles Mok meeting with National Security Council officials in Washington on Friday. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong’s former chief secretary Anson Chan says leaders need to do a better job assuring world that city remains autonomous

  • Chan suggests that Hong Kong’s leaders need to go to Washington and elsewhere and say they, not Beijing, are in charge
Topic |   Hong Kong localism and independence

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Hong Kong’s former deputy leader Anson Chan, centre, and lawmakers Dennis Kwok, left, and Charles Mok meeting with National Security Council officials in Washington on Friday. Photo: Handout
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