The court ruled that the ban was incompatible with the Basic Law. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong court sent wrong signals to radical protesters over face mask ban, say mainland Chinese analysts

  • The High Court’s decision to strike down the prohibition on facial coverings was criticised by mainland legal scholars
  • Some analysts believe Beijing may intervene to ‘correct’ the Basic Law if an appeal by the city’s government is unsuccessful
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The court ruled that the ban was incompatible with the Basic Law. Photo: Reuters
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