Hong Kong North Point Alliance Church Praying for Notorious Extradition Law. Chapman Chen reports
Updated: May 17, 2019
In the "Prayers for the World, for the Society and for the Church" column of the May 2nd notice of North Point Alliance Church, it is written, "Let's pray for the amendment to the Fugitive Offenders Ordinance and the murder case in Taiwan. May God give the Government the determination and the sincerity to dispel the public's doubts and worries, so that the guilty will receive the punishment that they deserve. May God's justice be manifested so that Hong Kong will enjoy peace under God's Grace."
The Hong Kong Government claims that the aim of the proposed amendment to the extradition law is to fill up a loophole in the HK legal system, ostensibly highlighted by a case of murder, in which a HK man, after allegedly killing his HK girlfriend while traveling in Taiwan, returned to HK. The Taiwanese authorities, however, have disapproved of the amendment. Many Hongkongers suspect that the real purpose of the amendment is to make it possible to transfer anybody in HK, including Hongkongers and Westerners, whom the CCP dislikes, to China, whose record of rule of law is abhorrent, to say the least. A recent USCC report has warned that should the extradition law be passed, America may cancel the Hong Kong Policy Act. On April 28, 130 thousand Hongkongers took to the street to protest against the extradition law.
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