The logo of Judiciary of Hong Kong is seen outside West Kowloon Magistrates' Courts. Photo: Reuters The logo of Judiciary of Hong Kong is seen outside West Kowloon Magistrates' Courts. Photo: Reuters
The logo of Judiciary of Hong Kong is seen outside West Kowloon Magistrates' Courts. Photo: Reuters
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Judicial independence must be preserved in implementing new national security law

  • As concerns deepen over the law, Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma Tao-li has rightly highlighted that judicial and professional qualities should be the only criteria relevant to the appointment of judges to handle such cases

The logo of Judiciary of Hong Kong is seen outside West Kowloon Magistrates' Courts. Photo: Reuters The logo of Judiciary of Hong Kong is seen outside West Kowloon Magistrates' Courts. Photo: Reuters
The logo of Judiciary of Hong Kong is seen outside West Kowloon Magistrates' Courts. Photo: Reuters
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