British colonial gov’t was opposed to a Hong Kong-China extradition agreement, declassified files show

Britain’s colonial government was opposed to an extradition agreement between Hong Kong and China, according to declassified files publicised by research group Decoding Hong Kong’s History. The UK authorities cited Beijing as saying that its own domestic extradition laws were underdeveloped. “One of the main fears they all have is that people returned to Hong Kong may […]