Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng and Secretary for Security John Lee Ka-chiu arrive for a special meeting of the Legislative Council’s panel on security. Photo: Wilson Wong

Hong Kong extradition bill will not have safeguards and fair trial guarantee built in

  • Officials say top-up protections depending on each case will allow government greater flexibility
  • They are unable to clarify how they will tackle the politically tricky issue of which Taiwan authority they should deal with on extradition requests
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng and Secretary for Security John Lee Ka-chiu arrive for a special meeting of the Legislative Council’s panel on security. Photo: Wilson Wong
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Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum is an award-winning political journalist specialising in Hong Kong politics and the city's justice system. Previously, he worked for the Hong Kong Economic Journal and Citizen News.

Sum Lok-kei

Sum Lok-kei

Sum Lok-kei joined the Post in 2018. He is a reporter on the Hong Kong desk.