If the Hong Kong government insists on drifting away from the spirit of separation of powers and “one country, two systems”, Hong Kong will soon lose its status as a renowned international financial centre. Photo: Reuters If the Hong Kong government insists on drifting away from the spirit of separation of powers and “one country, two systems”, Hong Kong will soon lose its status as a renowned international financial centre. Photo: Reuters
If the Hong Kong government insists on drifting away from the spirit of separation of powers and “one country, two systems”, Hong Kong will soon lose its status as a renowned international financial centre. Photo: Reuters
Albert Cheng
Opinion

Opinion

Albert Cheng

Hong Kong must reject all pressure on judiciary to do the government’s bidding

  • Although separation of powers is not mentioned in the Basic Law, it is the de facto principle that underlies the independence of the city’s judiciary. The pro-Beijing camp must stop its attacks on the courts’ credibility

If the Hong Kong government insists on drifting away from the spirit of separation of powers and “one country, two systems”, Hong Kong will soon lose its status as a renowned international financial centre. Photo: Reuters If the Hong Kong government insists on drifting away from the spirit of separation of powers and “one country, two systems”, Hong Kong will soon lose its status as a renowned international financial centre. Photo: Reuters
If the Hong Kong government insists on drifting away from the spirit of separation of powers and “one country, two systems”, Hong Kong will soon lose its status as a renowned international financial centre. Photo: Reuters
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