Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng says the government would consider adding human rights safeguards to its controversial extradition bill. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong extradition bill: justice chief backs human rights safeguards, but only on ad hoc basis

  • Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng says requirement would only be carried out after legislation is passed by Legislative Council
  • Government also considering having observers monitor treatment of any fugitives sent abroad to stand trial
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng says the government would consider adding human rights safeguards to its controversial extradition bill. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Vice-Premier Han Zheng meets a visiting delegation at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Hong Kong Commercial Daily

Beijing declares full support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam over controversial extradition bill

  • Han Zheng, China’s point man on Hong Kong and Macau affairs, says proposed amendments will help city to demonstrate rule of law and justice
  • Vice-premier urges different sectors in Hong Kong to support bill
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Vice-Premier Han Zheng meets a visiting delegation at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Hong Kong Commercial Daily
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