Melissa Kaye Pang, president of the Law Society, which made its first submission on the extradition bill on Wednesday. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong extradition bill: Law Society urges government not to be in rush to pass controversial legislation

  • Influential trade body for city’s lawyers makes first submission on fugitive transfers and calls for extensive consultation process
  • It also says more research is needed on providing safeguards for those facing extradition
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Melissa Kaye Pang, president of the Law Society, which made its first submission on the extradition bill on Wednesday. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Pro-democracy politicians call for Hongkongers to join their march against the extradition bill on Sunday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Warning of more protests to come against Hong Kong government’s controversial extradition bill

  • Organising group says it expects 300,000 people at Sunday’s demonstration, and asks marchers to turn up in white
  • Local lawyers also expected to march against the legal amendments, on Thursday
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Pro-democracy politicians call for Hongkongers to join their march against the extradition bill on Sunday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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