Kurt Tong, Washington’s man in Hong Kong, arrives at the closed-door lunch. Photo: Sam Tsang

Top foreign diplomats express serious concerns about Hong Kong government’s extradition proposal at Legislative Council

  • More than 30 senior diplomats in Admiralty for closed-door meeting
  • Some say they will seek further direction from their governments
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Kurt Tong, Washington’s man in Hong Kong, arrives at the closed-door lunch. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Former secretary for justice Elsie Leung said international critics of the Hong Kong government’s extradition bill did not understand the amended legislation: Photo: Xiaomei Chen

US cancelling Hong Kong’s special status would hurt both parties, says former secretary for justice Elsie Leung

  • In an interview with the Post, city’s first justice minister following the 1997 handover says international critics of the extradition bill do not understand it
  • The special status Hong Kong enjoys has sheltered it from trade war, and also affords the US its largest bilateral trade surplus
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Former secretary for justice Elsie Leung said international critics of the Hong Kong government’s extradition bill did not understand the amended legislation: Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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