Michael Tien criticised the government for trying to steamroll the bill through the legislature. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Lawmaker and legal scholar revise proposed changes to Hong Kong extradition bill in bid to ease fallout from controversial amendment

  • Legislator Michael Tien and scholar Albert Chen had suggested trying Hongkongers locally for crimes elsewhere
  • They now suggest limiting scope to murder and manslaughter only
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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Michael Tien criticised the government for trying to steamroll the bill through the legislature. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung joined the Post in 2000, covering fields ranging from politics and the integration between Hong Kong and China. He became assistant editor-in-chief of Ming Pao in 2017 and returned to the Post the following year. He is author of Hong Kong’s Watershed: The 1967 riots (Hong Kong University Press, 2009).

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.