Steven Kwan says prosecution required under Beijing-imposed law to prove an element of violence to substantiate a conspiracy offence to subvert state power.
High Court rules against retired civil servant who challenged requirement that hopefuls must have backing of Beijing loyalist community leaders.
Judge hearing High Court challenge against need for municipal bodies’ backing for candidates suggests process may prejudice chances for some.
Hong Kong 47: Prosecution tells court ‘unlawful means’ do not require an element of violence to put country’s safety at risk.
Restaurant cook Wong Chun-chuen, who was 20 years old at time of offence, pleads guilty to raping teenager in 1983 at now-demolished public housing estate.
Chow Man-wai, 46, pleaded guilty to posting 49 offensive comments on LIHKG between March and September this year.
Lam Cheuk-ting and 46 others were injured by white-shirted men armed with rods at MTR station on July 21 that year.
Khaw Kim Sun’s double murder conviction ruled unsafe by Court of Final Appeal and retrial ordered.
Court orders retrial of case concerning death of Khaw Kim Sun’s wife and daughter from carbon monoxide poisoning.
Defendant attacked woman at Ming Court Hotel in Wan Chai, charge sheet submitted to court says.
Five-member jury returns unanimous verdict of death by suicide in the case of Le Van Muoi.
High Court jury finds Leung Kwok-chung, 54, guilty of murder over 2009 attack on Lee Tai-lung outside Kowloon Shangri-La hotel in the early hours of August 4, 2009.
Officers say they could not conduct regular 15-minute checks, as required for inmates displaying self-harm tendencies, due to staff shortage.
District Court hears Alex Kwong, ex-husband of slain socialite Abby Choi, to admit string of theft charges from up to a decade ago.
The 59-year-old suspect appeared in Kowloon City Court amid large police presence to face murder and robbery charges relating to botched 1991 hold-up of watch store.
Father of three pleaded guilty to touching, pestering the 29-year-old tourist on September 11 while under the influence of alcohol.
Charles Lam is ‘perpetrator and mastermind behind it all’, deputy judge Douglas Yau Tak-hong says.
Ching Ka-lun assaulted six-year-old girl in the presence of other female instructors at a community centre on October 12, 2022.
Judicial review applicant Kwok Cheuk-kin argues the government has violated residents’ right to stand for election by requiring them to first receive nominations.
Prosecution of Mika Yuen led to questions as to whether sedition law applicable to acts done overseas, as only two of 13 offensive posts published while she was in city.
Prosecution says Leung Kwok-chung, a senior member of Wo Shing Wo triad group at time, coordinated fatal ambush of Sun Yee On rival on August 4, 2009.
Johnson Leung Fai was found guilty of two counts of disclosing personal data about the officer and his family via posts on X.
Quartet pleaded guilty to inciting violence by passing resolution at student union council meeting in 2021 lauding ‘honourable sacrifice’ of man who stabbed constable.
Washington state Senator Jeff Wilson was earlier arrested for carrying a gun without a licence after leaving the firearm in his luggage while flying to Hong Kong.
Court of Final Appeal grants request by justice secretary for leeway on applying for an extension of time limit on establishing mechanism.
West Kowloon Court hears Mika Yuen violated colonial-era sedition law by posting images of offensive banners and adding captions advocating city’s independence.
Woman, 45, sentenced to probation for 1½ years and required to under treatment for mental disorder after repeatedly abusing her eight-year-old son.
High Court finds move to order Wong Chau-ming to retire is not irrational given defendant’s drawn out approach to requirement imposed on civil servants.
Nguyen Thi Duyen and Wong Man-ki sentenced to up to three years behind bars after admitting forgery of Covid-19 jab certificates and exemptions
District Court hears former lawmaker Lam and six others went to Yuen Long MTR station to provoke violence with others.