The case stemmed from a protest against funding for a development project in the northeastern New Territories in 2014. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Protesters were not committing a crime because they were not warned they were committing a crime, Hong Kong barristers argue

Without a warning, any disruptive behaviour, such as a cough or a snore, could also be considered criminal under such a ruling, lawyers argue

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The case stemmed from a protest against funding for a development project in the northeastern New Territories in 2014. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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Chris Lau

Chris Lau

Chris is a reporter specialising in court and legal affairs in Hong Kong. From criminal justice to constitutional issues, he brings in the latest updates and in-depth analysis on legal issues that affect all aspects of the city. He also covers human rights issues extensively.