The authorities have charged or placed under investigation more than 40 government employees for their roles in anti-government protests and, according to the bureau, most have been suspended. Photo: AFP The authorities have charged or placed under investigation more than 40 government employees for their roles in anti-government protests and, according to the bureau, most have been suspended. Photo: AFP
The authorities have charged or placed under investigation more than 40 government employees for their roles in anti-government protests and, according to the bureau, most have been suspended. Photo: AFP
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Civil service needs to play by legal rules

  • When it comes to disciplining staff who may have taken part in anti-government protests, there must be still be a presumption of innocence to avoid claims of politicisation

The authorities have charged or placed under investigation more than 40 government employees for their roles in anti-government protests and, according to the bureau, most have been suspended. Photo: AFP The authorities have charged or placed under investigation more than 40 government employees for their roles in anti-government protests and, according to the bureau, most have been suspended. Photo: AFP
The authorities have charged or placed under investigation more than 40 government employees for their roles in anti-government protests and, according to the bureau, most have been suspended. Photo: AFP
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