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Independent Police Complaints Council

Nearly 100 Hong Kong government bodies refuse to reveal bills in SCMP spending poll

The independent police watchdog was the only one of around 100 government institutions that disclosed the full details of its spending on entertainment, overseas visits and gifts in a South China Morning Post survey.

Wednesday, 27 November, 2013, 5:00am 11 comments

Students accuse police of abusing power at universal suffrage protest

Student activists have lodged a complaint to the police watchdog, accusing officers of abusing their power at a recent protest.

31 May 2013 - 3:03am 1 comment

Barrister should head police watchdog, current chairman says

The next head of the Independent Police Complaints Council should ideally be a senior barrister because the position requires someone the public perceives as politically neutral, the watchdog's current chairman has said.

29 Apr 2013 - 4:59am 1 comment

DAB's Lawrence Ma applies for security undersecretary post

A member of a pro-Beijing party has emerged as a candidate for deputy security chief, a job widely tipped to go to the number two policeman in Hong Kong.

7 Sep 2012 - 3:10am

Watchdog to observe police operation

Police have put aside initial reservations and agreed to let independent observers monitor their interactions with protesters for the first time during Sunday's handover march.

28 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Jitters over watchdog role in talks on protest policing

A plan to have observers from a police watchdog attend meetings between officers and protest organisers is being held up because of police reservations, it was revealed yesterday.

14 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Council shrugs off police chief's refusal to recant

The police watchdog says it will not take as a sign of disrespect Commissioner Andy Tsang Wai-hung's refusal to recant his excuse for officers' tough treatment of the press during Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's visit last year.

15 May 2012 - 12:00am

Chief won't retract 'shadow' claim

The police chief yesterday refused to retract his claim that officers who blocked a cameraman from filming a protester's removal from a state leader's event last year were reacting to a 'black shadow' - but suggested he had been misled by his own men.

9 May 2012 - 12:00am

Li Keqiang visit stern lesson for police

The visit by Vice-Premier Li Keqiang to Hong Kong last year was a public relations disaster for the police. It has brought down the vice-chancellor of the University of Hong Kong, Tsui Lap-Chee, and its registrar, Henry Wai Wing-kun, because of heavy-handed security against protesters while Li was on campus.

7 May 2012 - 12:00am

Officers may face sacking over Li's visit

Two officers who blocked a cameraman from filming during Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's controversial visit to the city last year will face a disciplinary hearing and could be sacked, and top officers may have to account for their actions, the police watchdog said yesterday.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

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