A statue of Lady Justice sits on top of the Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong on April 15. Photo: EPA-EFEA statue of Lady Justice sits on top of the Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong on April 15. Photo: EPA-EFE
A statue of Lady Justice sits on top of the Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong on April 15. Photo: EPA-EFE
Michael Blanchflower
Opinion

Opinion

Michael Blanchflower

How the national security law strikes at the heart of Hong Kong’s judicial independence

  • Official assurances of judicial independence ring hollow when the chief executive and justice secretary have overlapping and conflicting roles in the designation of a pool of judges and prosecution of national security cases

A statue of Lady Justice sits on top of the Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong on April 15. Photo: EPA-EFEA statue of Lady Justice sits on top of the Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong on April 15. Photo: EPA-EFE
A statue of Lady Justice sits on top of the Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong on April 15. Photo: EPA-EFE
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