Hong Kong’s proposed fugitive law allowing transfer of suspects to mainland China ‘needs cut-off date for past cases’

Hong Kong should clearly define how far back in time its fugitive law would apply, in an effort to ease concerns over the contentious plan to allow the transfer of suspects to mainland China, Macau and Taiwan, a pro-Beijing lawmaker said on Saturday.The suggestion by lawyer Paul Tse Wai-chun was part of attempts to find a compromise amid fierce debate over the bill, which pro-democracy lawmakers fear could lead to Hongkongers being victimised across the border.But the idea was quickly struck…

source https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-and-crime/article/3004978/hong-kongs-proposed-fugitive-law-allowing-transfer

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