Tag: Extradition

Jimmy Lai: Does Hong Kong Have a Fighting Chance Against China?

ImagePresident Xi Jinping of China reaching to vote in favor of new national security laws for Hong Kong during the National People’s Congress in Beijing on Thursday.Credit…Mark Schiefelbein/Associated Press Editors’ Note, Aug. 10, 2020: Jimmy Lai, the founder and majority owner of Next Digital, which publishes the Apple Daily newspaper, was arrested in Hong Kong […]

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Yoo Hyuk-kee, South Korea’s Most-Wanted Man, Arrested in New York

SEOUL, South Korea — One of South Korea’s most notorious fugitives was arrested in the United States this week on ​ embezzlement charges ​at home stemming from the 2014 sinking of a ferry that killed more than 300 people, many of them high school students. Yoo Hyuk-kee, 48, was arrested on Wednesday without incident at […]

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U.K. Suspends Extradition Treaty With Hong Kong Over Security Law

LONDON — In an escalation of tensions with China, Britain on Monday suspended an extradition treaty with Hong Kong in protest of a new security law that gives China sweeping powers and is seen by critics as a significant threat to basic freedoms in the British former colony. The decision, announced in Parliament by Dominic […]

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UK Suspends Extradition Treaty With Hong Kong Over Security Law

LONDON — In an escalation of tensions with China, Britain on Monday suspended an extradition treaty with Hong Kong in protest of a new security law that gives China sweeping powers and is seen by critics as a significant threat to basic freedoms in the British former colony. The decision, announced in Parliament by Dominic […]

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