Cliff Buddle
Cliff Buddle
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

My Take by Cliff Buddle

Full consequences of 1999 hearing being felt today

  • In its judgment on Jimmy Lai’s bail, Hong Kong’s top court looked back more than two decades to consider the national security law’s relationship with the Basic Law

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Cliff Buddle

Cliff Buddle

A journalist for more than 30 years, Cliff Buddle began his career as a court reporter in London and moved to Hong Kong in 1994 to join the Post. Specialising in court reporting and legal affairs, he has held a variety of editorial positions, including Deputy Editor and Acting Editor-in-Chief. He is a regular columnist.