Hong Kong Update

Hong Kong judges battle Beijing over rule of law as pandemic chills protests

Hong Kong’s judicial system is under increasing duress as signs grow that the Communist Party leadership in Beijing wants to bring the city’s courts to heel. Three senior judges told Reuters the independence of the judiciary is now under threat.

https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/hongkong-politics-judiciary/

STATEMENT OF THE HONG KONG BAR ASSOCIATION on comments of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office and the China Liaison Office on affairs of Legislative Council and the mask ban judgment

Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow mount legal challenge over warrants obtained by police to search phones and Facebook office

  • Court document names three magistrates who signed off on the warrants as defendants along with the commissioner of police
  • Pair, who say privacy was violated, also argue that because of warrants’ vague wording, police could e

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/3080299/hong-kong-activists-joshua-wong-and-agnes-chow-mount-legal

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