New head of top Hong Kong legal body wants government to amend national security law so countries will reinstate extradition agreements

The new chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association wants the government to amend the sweeping national security law to convince countries to reinstate their extradition agreements with the city.Paul Harris SC, a veteran human rights barrister, expressed…

The new chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association wants the government to amend the sweeping national security law to convince countries to reinstate their extradition agreements with the city.Paul Harris SC, a veteran human rights barrister, expressed concern that some of the provisions of the new security legislation, imposed by Beijing on Hong Kong in late June last year, appeared at odds with rights guaranteed under the Basic Law, the city’s mini-constitution.He also pledged to do his best…

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