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Ex-US envoy feared own extradition if bill passed

Stephen Young, a veteran American diplomat who was Washington’s consul general to Hong Kong between 2010 and 2013,  says the city’s bid to bulldoze an extradition bill to ship wanted persons to mainland China – and the hefty backlash and subsequent mass protests that shocked the authorities into pulling the bill – were “all personal” […]