Police officers block the road in Lan Kwai Fong, Central on Halloween night. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Rule of law must not be sacrificed to deal with political crisis

  • Desperate times may call for desperate measures, but interim injunction targeting online messages is bad practice and gives the impression law is being used as a tool for government purposes

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Police officers block the road in Lan Kwai Fong, Central on Halloween night. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Hong Kong has been rocked by almost five months of protests. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong court order bans posting and spreading of online messages inciting violence as anti-government protests continue

  • Interim injunction targets threats of violence intended, or likely to cause, unlawful bodily injury to any person and damage to any property
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong has been rocked by almost five months of protests. Photo: Sam Tsang
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