Seven police officers accused of beating Civic Party member Ken Tsang Kin-chiu during the Occupy protests in 2014 arrive at the District Court on February 14. They were found guilty, and the two-year jail term handed down by District Court judge David Dufton three days later sparked outrage among a section of the police force and public. Photo: Sam Tsang

Nothing ‘foreign’ about Hong Kong’s common law or its judges from overseas

Jessica Fernando says all of Hong Kong’s judges enforce universal norms and standards, and those starting a debate over foreign or local views are guilty of playing on emotions

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Seven police officers accused of beating Civic Party member Ken Tsang Kin-chiu during the Occupy protests in 2014 arrive at the District Court on February 14. They were found guilty, and the two-year jail term handed down by District Court judge David Dufton three days later sparked outrage among a section of the police force and public. Photo: Sam Tsang
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