Lawyers’ Silent Protest against Extradition Bill

The controversy of the Fugitive Offenders Ordinance continues.

In this week’s show, we talked to lawyers and members of the legal sector in their silent protest against the extradition bill. The government, in the hope of reducing public opposition to its bill, announced three main changes.

In our studio is Mark Daly, council member of The Law Society Of Hong Kong and human rights lawyer, to talk about the controversy.

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HK Law Society’s Council Election

There was keen competition last week for the five seats up for grabs on the Law Society’s 20-member council. This year, six new candidates joined the race, out of a total nine candidates.

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Transgender’s Gender Recognition

Most pluralistic societies judge themselves, at least in part, by the opportunities they give us, including minorities, to pursue our own aims and desires as long as we don’t hurt others, to be who we want to be.

​That’s not always the case for transgender individuals, who frequently find themselves having to hide who they are. ​

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Disqualification of 4 Legislators

While Chief Executive Carrie Lam may say she wants better relations with the pan-democrats in the legislature, last Friday’s disqualification of another four pro-democracy lawmakers for their oath-taking, has only hardened battle lines.  

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Same-Sex Marriage

On May 24th, 2017, Taiwan’s top court, the Judicial Yuan, ruled in favour of same-sex marriage, paving the way for the island to become the fist place in Asia to legalise same-sex unions. 

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