Riot police arrest an anti-government protester in Prince Edward on October 20. While different sectors have demanded an inquiry into police misconduct during the protests, the Hong Kong government insists that the public wait for an Independent Police Complaints Council report. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong protests: if students want the truth on police action, so must the keepers of the law

  • Instead of resorting to repressive measures, the government must seek the truth by establishing an independent commission to look into allegations of police excesses
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Riot police arrest an anti-government protester in Prince Edward on October 20. While different sectors have demanded an inquiry into police misconduct during the protests, the Hong Kong government insists that the public wait for an Independent Police Complaints Council report. Photo: Winson Wong
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Rocky Tuan, vice-chancellor of Chinese University, last week issued a statement saying any proven case of assault by police must be condemned. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong’s police associations slam Chinese University head Rocky Tuan for ‘biased’ statement based on students’ accounts of alleged assaults by officers

  • Last week, Tuan said ‘any proven case of improper use of force or violation of human rights by certain police officers must be condemned’
  • But various police associations on Wednesday slammed him for neglecting ‘the principle of seeking truths’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Rocky Tuan, vice-chancellor of Chinese University, last week issued a statement saying any proven case of assault by police must be condemned. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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