A lack of trust in the judiciary: Australia completed deliveries to Hong Kong

Australia is his extradition agreements with Hong Kong. Background the national security act, which is since last week in the Chinese special administrative zon

A lack of trust in the judiciary: Australia completed deliveries to Hong Kong

Australia is his extradition agreements with Hong Kong. Background the national security act, which is since last week in the Chinese special administrative zone. According to a communication from the Australian government was "deeply concerned" about the law, because there is democracy in Hong Kong and the principle of "One country, two systems" under the grave. With a view to the extradition agreement, the law represents a "fundamental change" in the circumstances.

Till Fähnders

Political correspondent for Southeast Asia.

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professionals the Australian decision for follow-up stated right, because this is no longer given to such an agreement necessary confidence in the legal system of Hong Kong now. It was sure to be a delivered Person will be treated fairly and in accordance with international standards. So not to be ruled out, for example, that the land ultimately in the people's Republic of China to court.

it was Also announced on Thursday that Australia citizens of Hong Kong will allow the country to long-term stays. As the Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison said, be extended for a specific Visa for people from Hong Kong, which are already in Australia, to five years. In addition, you should get views on permanent residence status.

Updated Date: 09 July 2020, 05:19

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