It is scant consolation that victims' families can take civil action, given its huge costs and the extensive resources of the government. Photo: David Wong

Lamma ferry tragedy: So much for justice and equality before the law when government officials are not held to account over deaths

Philip Bowring says the decision not to hold Marine Department officials responsible for the regulatory lapses that contributed to the Lamma ferry tragedy is unconscionable

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It is scant consolation that victims' families can take civil action, given its huge costs and the extensive resources of the government. Photo: David Wong
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