A view of Victoria Harbour in July 2011 with reclamation works on the Central-Admiralty waterfront in progress. Judicial reviews were sought to protect the harbour and its environment, in the public interest. Photo: SCMP A view of Victoria Harbour in July 2011 with reclamation works on the Central-Admiralty waterfront in progress. Judicial reviews were sought to protect the harbour and its environment, in the public interest. Photo: SCMP
A view of Victoria Harbour in July 2011 with reclamation works on the Central-Admiralty waterfront in progress. Judicial reviews were sought to protect the harbour and its environment, in the public interest. Photo: SCMP

Letters | If Hong Kong valued the voice of dissent, there would be no need to seek judicial reviews

  • Concerned Hongkongers turned to the courts over harbourfront reclamation works for the Central-Wan Chai Bypass only because officials would not listen to pleas
  • While an enlightened administration should beware of yes-men and troublemakers, it should nevertheless value an “honest mirror”

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
A view of Victoria Harbour in July 2011 with reclamation works on the Central-Admiralty waterfront in progress. Judicial reviews were sought to protect the harbour and its environment, in the public interest. Photo: SCMP A view of Victoria Harbour in July 2011 with reclamation works on the Central-Admiralty waterfront in progress. Judicial reviews were sought to protect the harbour and its environment, in the public interest. Photo: SCMP
A view of Victoria Harbour in July 2011 with reclamation works on the Central-Admiralty waterfront in progress. Judicial reviews were sought to protect the harbour and its environment, in the public interest. Photo: SCMP
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