Hong Kong’s Correctional Services Department has ruled that former lawmaker Wu Chi-wai (front) cannot be released to attend the funeral of his father, citing security risks. Photo: Handout Hong Kong’s Correctional Services Department has ruled that former lawmaker Wu Chi-wai (front) cannot be released to attend the funeral of his father, citing security risks. Photo: Handout
Hong Kong’s Correctional Services Department has ruled that former lawmaker Wu Chi-wai (front) cannot be released to attend the funeral of his father, citing security risks. Photo: Handout
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Show compassion to those in custody

  • The Correctional Services Department should rethink its decision to deny former legislator Wu Chi-wai, who is facing charges under the national security law, the chance to attend his father’s funeral while he awaits trial

Hong Kong’s Correctional Services Department has ruled that former lawmaker Wu Chi-wai (front) cannot be released to attend the funeral of his father, citing security risks. Photo: Handout Hong Kong’s Correctional Services Department has ruled that former lawmaker Wu Chi-wai (front) cannot be released to attend the funeral of his father, citing security risks. Photo: Handout
Hong Kong’s Correctional Services Department has ruled that former lawmaker Wu Chi-wai (front) cannot be released to attend the funeral of his father, citing security risks. Photo: Handout
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