Choy told the press: “There [has] been a very strong understanding and social norm that journalists are free to obtain… public information for the sake of public interest. I didn’t see any reason that the government [would have] to restrict the flow of information.”
Hong Kong suspends extradition treaties with Netherlands and Ireland over their ‘politicized’ actions
The government of Hong Kong has announced the suspension of extradition and legal treaties with Ireland and the Netherlands in retaliation for the European states’ similar moves in objection to Beijing’s national security law.
The government of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) confirmed the news in a statement, saying it had “issued notices” to the consulate-generals of the two countries.