Chief Executive Carrie Lam survived a vote of no confidence over her extradition bill. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong extradition bill: lawyers announce rare silent protest as city’s leader Carrie Lam survives no confidence vote

  • City’s legal profession to protest legislation they say puts judiciary in difficult position
  • Chief executive comfortably survives despite criticism from all sides
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam survived a vote of no confidence over her extradition bill. Photo: Handout
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John Lee suggested extra provisions did not need to be embedded in the rendition legislation because the mainland system provides extensive human rights protections already. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong extradition bill: security chief John Lee says he expects Beijing to keep its promises on human rights safeguards

  • Lee rejects calls to write protections into law, saying the mainland already follows international standards in this area
  • More than 250 amendments now submitted to controversial bill on transfer of fugitives
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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John Lee suggested extra provisions did not need to be embedded in the rendition legislation because the mainland system provides extensive human rights protections already. Photo: May Tse
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