Officers stand inside the police headquarters in Wan Chai after the complex was blockaded by protesters calling for the complete withdrawal of the government’s extradition bill. Photo: Bloomberg
Grenville Cross
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Opinion

Grenville Cross

If Hong Kong’s extradition bill protesters want to defend the rule of law, they must also be prepared to face it

  • Attacking officers and refusing to let those inside the police headquarters leave are criminal acts, while besieging government offices to force the chief executive to interfere in prosecution decisions could be seen as an attempt to pervert justice

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Officers stand inside the police headquarters in Wan Chai after the complex was blockaded by protesters calling for the complete withdrawal of the government’s extradition bill. Photo: Bloomberg
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Police officers fire tear gas at anti-extradition bill protesters in Hong Kong on June 12. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Justice minister Teresa Cheng rejects Hong Kong protesters’ demands not to charge those arrested over June 12 clashes

  • Cheng, appearing at appointment ceremony for four new Senior Counsel, says government prosecutions are based on law and relevant facts
  • Secretary for Justice also reiterates apology for government’s handling of extradition bill, which she previously made in blog post on Friday
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Police officers fire tear gas at anti-extradition bill protesters in Hong Kong on June 12. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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