Canada suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong amid national security law fears

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Canada suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong amid national security law fears



Canada is suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong in the wake of China’s move to impose national security law on the former British colony, a top official said on Friday.In a statement, Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne also said Ottawa would not permit the export of sensitive military items to Hong Kong, which is home to around 300,000 Canadians.Champagne condemned the “secretive” way the legislation had been enacted and said Canada had been forced to reassess existing…



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