Executive Council member Ronny Tong says the discussion should centre on how to introduce more safeguards to the bill. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Pro-establishment lawmakers urge Carrie Lam to back down on controversial extradition bill; adviser says safeguards can be added

  • Michael Tien becomes first pro-government lawmaker to write to Lam demanding the bill be scrapped
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Executive Council member Ronny Tong says the discussion should centre on how to introduce more safeguards to the bill. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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Hong Kong lawmakers at the first meeting of the bills committee on amending the fugitive offenders’ law, at the Legislative Council on April 17. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong is a safe city, passing extradition bill will help keep it that way

  • Criminals must be prevented from exploiting the legal loophole and turning the city into a paradise for fugitives
  • The government should explain the content of the proposal more explicitly to improve public understanding of the issue
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Hong Kong lawmakers at the first meeting of the bills committee on amending the fugitive offenders’ law, at the Legislative Council on April 17. Photo: Nora Tam
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