Lee Cheuk-yan, in yellow shirt, and Martin Lee Chu-ming, in beige shirt, at a rally in Hong Kong on April 28 opposing the extradition bill. Both men were part of a delegation testifying in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong extradition opponents take their case to the US Congress

  • Delegation warns of dire consequences and seeks immediate action to help derail extradition bill
  • Testimony is part of a campaign that will include a meeting with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Lee Cheuk-yan, in yellow shirt, and Martin Lee Chu-ming, in beige shirt, at a rally in Hong Kong on April 28 opposing the extradition bill. Both men were part of a delegation testifying in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Edmond So
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Guangdong Police hand over three suspects in a goldsmiths robbery case to Hong Kong Police at Huanggang port. Photo: Edward Wong

Hong Kong extradition law needs revising because it was ‘rushed’ and current arrangement is impractical, Security Bureau tells Legislative Council

  • Responding to questions from Legco’s legal adviser, the bureau said the extradition law was passed just three months before the 1997 handover
  • Under existing ad hoc arrangement, which has never been used, one-off extradition requests must be approved by lawmakers
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Guangdong Police hand over three suspects in a goldsmiths robbery case to Hong Kong Police at Huanggang port. Photo: Edward Wong
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