Friday, June 01, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

Beijing “actions inconsistent with commitments” when it comes to Hong Kong's autonomy
Radio Free Asia, May 30, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/autonomy-05302018130845.html

Crime and punishment in Hong Kong: How long, exactly, is a life sentence?
South China Morning Post, May 31, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/hong-kong-law-and-crime/article/2148543/crime-and-punishment-hong-kong-how-long

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam: I never handed over a fugitive to mainland China against U.S. wishes
Hong Kong Free Press, May 31, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/hong-kong-law-and-crime/article/2148584/if-asked-hand-over-chinese-fugitive-hong-kong

Related:
Hong Kong leader’s rejection of U.S. extradition request may harm “One Country, Two Systems,” says veteran lawmaker
Hong Kong Free Press, May 31, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/05/31/hong-kong-leaders-rejection-us-extradition-request-may-harm-one-country-two-systems-says-veteran-lawmaker/

Hongkongers consider public order and rule of law to be more important than democracy, survey shows
South China Morning Post, May 31, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2148701/young-hongkongers-consider-public-order-and-rule-law-be-more

Legislative Council passes motion to appoint two overseas judges to Hong Kong’s top court
Hong Kong Free Press, May 31, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/05/31/legislative-council-passes-motion-appoint-two-overseas-judges-hong-kongs-top-court

19-year-old Mong Kok protester sentenced to over 4 years in prison for rioting
Hong Kong Free Press, May 31, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/05/31/19-year-old-mong-kok-protester-sentenced-4-years-prison-rioting

Locals told steer clear of China democracy bid
The Standard, May 31, 2018
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/section-news.php?id=196301&sid=4&sid=4