Protesters have come out against the extradition proposal, saying it could open the door to political prosecutions of Hongkongers in mainland China. Photo: AFPProtesters have come out against the extradition proposal, saying it could open the door to political prosecutions of Hongkongers in mainland China. Photo: AFP
Protesters have come out against the extradition proposal, saying it could open the door to political prosecutions of Hongkongers in mainland China. Photo: AFP

Former Hong Kong officials Chris Patten and Anson Chan contradict Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s claim that mainland China was not deliberately excluded as a destination for fugitive transfers

  • The city’s leader has said the mainland was never deliberately excluded from Hong Kong’s extradition laws before the city returned to Chinese rule
  • The city’s last colonial governor and his deputy say that is false

Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill
Protesters have come out against the extradition proposal, saying it could open the door to political prosecutions of Hongkongers in mainland China. Photo: AFPProtesters have come out against the extradition proposal, saying it could open the door to political prosecutions of Hongkongers in mainland China. Photo: AFP
Protesters have come out against the extradition proposal, saying it could open the door to political prosecutions of Hongkongers in mainland China. Photo: AFP
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