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Sep 20, 2015 12:00am EDT
espionage act or how the refugee convention works. bone close relationship with china is very much a commuter's relationship. but things would strictly run read the book the rebate have to maintain. >> therefore we thought snowden could leave to go somewhere you is more likely to the -- to a the variety of situations to i could cure him. . . >> >> en sova day circle round each other when they deal with large institutions. but now once the heat started you could say that i will except that it has become too close to the organization and is meant to be scrutinizing but i think it was mostly fear with a very intense reaction coming there for somebody needed to be the fall guy. so they directed that incoming fire to us and me personally. and to make life very difficult to attack us to distance ourselves to save our own skin they were horrified they explicitly requested they not be called that because one partnership is said doj conspiracy to go back and forth was very similar and "the new york times" was petrified to have enough strength to create a fall guy and to keep the distance so w
Sep 20, 2015 4:00pm EDT
in hong kong, and also in china in relation to the rule of the china politburo. china has control over foreign affairs function of hong kong. domestically, it doesn't have a formal control of hong kong but in terms of the foreign affairs functions, it does have, if you like, veto power. hong kong's relationship to china is very much like, say, bermuda's relationship to the united kingdom. so, the chinese politburo did not have the will to intervene on the edward snowden case. and step in to protect him. the hong kong government, our sources inform us, were going to conduct things very strictly by the book. they weren't going to give edward snowden any breaks and neither were they going to act in relation to the ute. what strictly by the book means in hong kong as terms of extradition area requests of the used, the person going through the extradition process is imprisoned during the whole process. so that's point number one. point number two, relation to asylum application, hong kong has a very poor record in relation to the percentage of people who apply for asylum that it grants
Sep 26, 2015 8:00am EDT
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Oct 12, 2015 1:15am EDT
china in relation to the chinese bureau. china has control of the foreign affairs function domestically it doesn't have formal control but their foreign affairs it does have a veto power their relationship is like a commuters' relationship to the united kingdom so the dutch ideas period did not have the will to intervene on the edward snowden case to protect him the hong kong government was going to conduct by the book to act is a correction in the united states strictly by the book for hong kong means extradition the person who was gore to the process is imprisoned during though whole time. number two in relation to the asylum replication hong kong has a very poor record in relation to those who apply for asylum to those who are granted and furthermore the past few years they had never erred done it for someone from the though west therefore we thought edwards noted should leave to go somewhere he is more likely to receive asylum so with the variety have no appreciation since we had great contacts for bi association also of in relation and i bi association also of in relation and i man
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