Britain has voiced concern over Hong Kong’s new national security law being used for political persecution, should fugitives be returned to the city. Photo: AFP
Britain has voiced concern over Hong Kong’s new national security law being used for political persecution, should fugitives be returned to the city. Photo: AFP

National security law: Britain will be haven for protest fugitives, Hong Kong officials and politicians say ahead of extradition deal suspension

  • Exco member Regina Ip warns any action by Britain will be mutual, affecting the handover of criminals between both jurisdictions
  • Criticism comes ahead of expected announcement by British officials after foreign secretary indicates plan

Britain has voiced concern over Hong Kong’s new national security law being used for political persecution, should fugitives be returned to the city. Photo: AFP
Britain has voiced concern over Hong Kong’s new national security law being used for political persecution, should fugitives be returned to the city. Photo: AFP
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