Taiwan and Hong Kong are at loggerheads over the handling of murder suspect Chan Tong-kai, who says he wants to hand himself in to the Taiwanese authorities. Photo: Winson Wong

Don’t put politics before justice, Hong Kong urges Taiwan over fugitive case which sparked anti-government unrest

  • Both sides dig in over attempt to charge murder suspect whose case sparked the extradition bill unrest in Hong Kong
  • Taiwan premier insists it is the other side which is politicising the case, and refuses to accept Chan Tong-kai’s surrender
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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Taiwan and Hong Kong are at loggerheads over the handling of murder suspect Chan Tong-kai, who says he wants to hand himself in to the Taiwanese authorities. Photo: Winson Wong
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Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung became a political journalist in 2007. He joined the Post in 2012 and now leads the Hong Kong-mainland relations team on the Hong Kong desk. Tony also writes about the economy, and reports from mainland China, the United States, Germany and Britain.

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.