"Hong Kong is the worst place in the world for any person to avoid extradition, with the possible exception of the United Kingdom,” said one lawyer who’s worked on a dozen extradition cases both in the U.K. and Hong Kong, citing a number of murder and drug smuggling cases in which Hong Kong authorities have helped render suspects back to the U.S. While an exception for political cases exists, lawyers said Monday they weren’t aware of any specific instances in which it had been tested.
- Hong Kong Baffled by Snowden’s Hideout
Exactly what I was thinking, Hong Kong. Equally baffled.
It’s hard to know what brings the fish scent out so strong that small children must be kept indoors and adults must hold something to their face to survive the smell. Is it possible that a person capable and intelligent enough to be able get the jobs he had and access to the files he released is also ignorant enough to imagine Hong Kong as the shining city on the hill brandishing freedom and democracy, all as sovereign Chinese soil? Or does the fish smell come from any sane person realizing how insane that sounds.