Hong Kong police raided the Kwun Tong office of Stand News and arrested acting editor-in-chief Patrick Lam Shiu-tung on December 29, 2021. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong police raided the Kwun Tong office of Stand News and arrested acting editor-in-chief Patrick Lam Shiu-tung on December 29, 2021. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Stand News case to test where clearer red line can be drawn for press

  • Although no one is above the law in Hong Kong it is not unlawful to criticise the government, and all must be equal in having access to legal protection

Hong Kong police raided the Kwun Tong office of Stand News and arrested acting editor-in-chief Patrick Lam Shiu-tung on December 29, 2021. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong police raided the Kwun Tong office of Stand News and arrested acting editor-in-chief Patrick Lam Shiu-tung on December 29, 2021. Photo: Sam Tsang
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