Wong Choi-fung wants to rally an army of housewives to force the government to back down on the extradition bill. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong extradition bill: The housewife mobilising stay-at-home mothers to strike down Carrie Lam’s fugitive plan

  • Grass-roots campaigns for and against the controversial proposals sprout up across the city
  • Opponents are behind hundreds of petitions demanding plans be dropped, while supporters say they have collected half a million signatures
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Wong Choi-fung wants to rally an army of housewives to force the government to back down on the extradition bill. Photo: Dickson Lee
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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

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 law

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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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