extradition treaty



Beijing’s Dilemma Over Hong Kong Protests

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is facing calls to step down over her handling of an unpopular extradition bill, huge protests against it, and its suspension last Saturday. (For a recap of these events, see CDT’s earlier posts or listen to a concise but thorough podcast account from The...

China Hails Canada Decision to Extradite Fugitive

Last Thursday Canadian courts finally agreed to extradite Lai Changxing, known as China’s “most wanted fugitive” on the assurance that he would not be tortured or executed by the Chinese government. From...

Are China and Others Abusing Interpol?

A report by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists accuses China and other countries of using politically motivated Interpol “Red Notices” to strike at dissidents and refugees abroad. Consequences...

China signs extradition deal with Spain – Sun Shangwu

From China Daily (link) China will not execute criminal suspects repatriated from Spain, a decision that could help persuade more Western countries to join China’s efforts tracking down corrupt officials who have fled abroad. The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) ratified the repatriation treaty with Spain on Saturday. It is the first […]



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