A protester berates police during a demonstration against the proposed extradition law in Hong Kong on Thursday. Photo: DPA

US senators propose bill requiring annual review of Hong Kong’s special treatment in wake of extradition law crisis

  • Legislation would also require US president to sanction those responsible for abduction of individuals from the city
  • Second bill would require the US to report on any Chinese activities to extradite or ‘coercively move’ foreign nationals from Hong Kong
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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A protester berates police during a demonstration against the proposed extradition law in Hong Kong on Thursday. Photo: DPA
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Carrie Lam (left) with Regina Ip, who says the government should learn from the controversy. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong residents being misled by extradition bill detractors, says former security chief Regina Ip, warning of possible US sanctions if contentious law is passed

  • Ip says government underestimated opposition to the bill and calls for it to be passed through Hong Kong’s legislature as soon as possible
  • Opposition to bill has triggered unprecedented clashes in Legislative Council and posed the worst political crisis for Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s administration
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Carrie Lam (left) with Regina Ip, who says the government should learn from the controversy. Photo: Nora Tam
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