Germany suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong citing election delay – minister

Germany said Friday it was suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong over the former British colony’s decision to push back local elections by a year. “The Hong Kong government’s decision to disqualify a dozen opposition candidates for the election and to postpone the elections … is a further encroachment on the rights of Hong Kong citizens,” Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in a […]