Lee Jark-pui, chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce.

International Chamber of Commerce – Hong Kong calls on government to halt extradition bill, saying global companies might ­reconsider locating offices in the city

  • Government urged to suspend bill until a proper public consultation is held
  • Lee Jark-pui, ICCHK chairman, worries about city’s reputation as global business centre
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Lee Jark-pui, chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce.
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The report says the proposed extradition bill could expose US citizens in Hong Kong to being handed over to Beijing on false pretences. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong extradition bill could pose risk to US national security and economic interests, warns congressional report

  • The US-China Economic and Security Review Commission says the proposed measures mean American citizens could end up being handed over to China for trial
  • The report also suggested the bill, if passed, might provide grounds for the US to re-examine elements of its current relationship with Hong Kong
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The report says the proposed extradition bill could expose US citizens in Hong Kong to being handed over to Beijing on false pretences. Photo: AFP
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