The police denied they used excessive force while trying to break up the sit-in protest. Photo: Reuters The police denied they used excessive force while trying to break up the sit-in protest. Photo: Reuters
The police denied they used excessive force while trying to break up the sit-in protest. Photo: Reuters
Albert Cheng
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Albert Cheng

Hong Kong police's harassment of protesters tarnishes good name of Asia's 'finest'

Albert Cheng denounces officers' rough handling and the mass arrest of demonstrators following the overnight sit-in after July 1 rally

The police denied they used excessive force while trying to break up the sit-in protest. Photo: Reuters The police denied they used excessive force while trying to break up the sit-in protest. Photo: Reuters
The police denied they used excessive force while trying to break up the sit-in protest. Photo: Reuters
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Albert Cheng

Albert Cheng

Ir. Albert Cheng is the founder of Digital Broadcasting Corporation Hong Kong Limited, a current affairs commentator and columnist. He was formerly a direct elected Hong Kong SAR legislative councillor. Mr Cheng was voted by Time Magazine in 1997 as one of "the 25 most influential people in new Hong Kong" and selected by Business Week in 1998 as one of "the 50 stars of Asia".