The new rules are an improvement, but proper implementation is vital, writes Murray Hunter and Cherese Thakur.
South Africa is "concerned" that some countries have "mastered the art of delaying or refusing to ratify extradition treaties", Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has said.
If the law is passed, the US could remove Hong Kong's special commercial status, potentially exposing it to tariffs on Chinese goods.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not be extradited to any country where he could face "torture or the death penalty", says Ecuador's president said.
The UK-based trader accused by US authorities of market manipulation that helped cause the 2010 Wall Street "flash crash" is due to appear in court to fight extradition.
Anni Dewani's family spoke after a British court ruled Shrien Dewani would be extradited to South Africa to face murder charges for his wife's death. Watch.
Beijing on Friday denounced what it called "violent interference" by US lawmakers critical of what they see as a worsening human rights environment in Hong Kong.
Critics say the bill would subject Hong Kong residents to unfair trials in China and encourage China's encroachment on the semi-autonomous region.
Internet mogul Kim Dotcom launched his appeal against extradition from New Zealand to the United States on Monday arguing for his case to be live-streamed to ensure a fair hearing.
Shrien Dewani who is being tried in Cape Town for allegedly conspiring to have his wife murdered, is set to appear in court on Friday.
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