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Hong Kong bookseller-at-large fears extradition to China under new pact

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Hong Kong bookseller-at-large fears extradition to China under new pactA Hong Kong bookseller who fled China in 2016 after being detained for selling banned titles in the mainland said Wednesday his fate could be sealed if Hong Kong reaches an agreement with mainland China to surrender fugitives. The government's proposal last week to amend laws to facilitate the handover of people wanted in jurisdictions where no extradition agreement with Hong Kong exists, such as Taiwan and China, is bad news for Lam Wing-kee. "If I stay in Hong Kong, I will most definitely (be extradited to mainland China) under the new arrangement," Lam, 63, told Kyodo News in an interview. "Having been captured in the mainland, knowing the tactics of the authorities, I'm as good as dead...
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