Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng meets the media at the Legislative Council in Tamar. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong will look into real reasons for extradition requests before moving fugitives, justice minister Teresa Cheng says

  • Department of Justice will consider whether requests have religious, racial or political motives, including hidden ones
  • City will not transfer political fugitives, Cheng says hours before controversial bill receives first reading at Hong Kong’s legislature
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng meets the media at the Legislative Council in Tamar. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Alex Lo
Alex Lo
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Extradition bill critics find friend in fugitive tycoon Joseph Lau

  • The billionaire, who faces jail in Macau, has every reason to be worried and has applied for a judicial review to challenge the Hong Kong government’s controversial plan

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