Hong Kong extradition bill will not have safeguards and fair trial guarantee built in

The convenor of the Progressive Lawyers Group, Billy Li On-yin, said the concessions were not enough to ease public fears.

The Express Rail Co-location Case: The Hong Kong Judiciary’s Retreat

PLG member Alvin Cheung writes: "The independence and relevance of Hong Kong’s judiciary may now be in doubt [...] Interventions from Beijing are likely to dictate outcomes to Hong Kong’s courts not only in cases directly involving political rights, but also cases that involve major policy initiatives such as public infrastructure projects."

【法政巴絲】瞇埋眼就睇唔到?

天氣稍涼,怕冷的女友已嚷着要去台灣浸溫泉。我剛好完成了一個大 project,請了一天假,便雙雙去享受長周末了。

碰巧台北舉行同志遊行,一向支持同志平權的女友拉着我一起去湊熱鬧,說要慶祝台灣有望同性婚姻合法化。其實我原本不太願意參加,因為難得放假外遊,竟然將時間花在與我無關的遊行上,但11萬人歡樂共融的氣氛感染了我。乘車前往集合地點時,因封路而塞車,但司機沒有半點不滿。3小時的遊行路線經過很多主要道路,當局非常配合地封路或指揮交通,沒有將遊行人士視為搞事份子的敵意。途人和沿途商戶會為大家打氣,沒投訴阻礙做生意。可見台灣人很尊重大家表達意見的權利。