Ray Wong (left) and Alan Li speak to journalists at an event on June 4 in Berlin, organised by Germany’s Green party to mark the 30th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown in Beijing. Photo: AFP

German asylum for Ray Wong and Alan Li is an attack on Hong Kong’s justice system

  • The rule of law being a treasured cornerstone of Hong Kong society, Germany has no grounds to suggest the pair would not receive a fair trial over their involvement in a 2016 riot
Topic |   Mong Kok riot

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Ray Wong (left) and Alan Li speak to journalists at an event on June 4 in Berlin, organised by Germany’s Green party to mark the 30th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown in Beijing. Photo: AFP
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Pictures of Hong Kong activists Alan Li (left) and Ray Wong held by protesters at a demonstration near the German consulate in Hong Kong, on May 23. Photo: AP
Mike Rowse
Opinion

Opinion

Mike Rowse

How does the world view Hong Kong’s political turmoil, from Occupy to the oath-taking saga and the German asylum case? Probably very differently from us

  • Over the past four years, events like the tear-gassing of Occupy protesters, the disqualification of lawmakers over their oaths, and the asylum-seeking of wanted activists have attracted worldwide attention, and the city’s reputation is at stake

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Pictures of Hong Kong activists Alan Li (left) and Ray Wong held by protesters at a demonstration near the German consulate in Hong Kong, on May 23. Photo: AP
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