Government staff return to work at offices in Admiralty after a protest shuts down the area. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong government warns employees to remain neutral or face consequences on eve of civil servant rally over extradition bill crisis

  • Statement warns of action against civil servants for service code violation as about 2,000 employees plan to join rally in Central on Friday
  • Police turn down applications for weekend marches in Mong Kok and Hong Kong Island West and allow assemblies instead
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Government staff return to work at offices in Admiralty after a protest shuts down the area. Photo: Nora Tam
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Michael Ngan (left) and fellow civil servants on Monday file an application to hold a rally at Central Police Station. Photo: Felix Wong

Who are the young civil servants defying peers and elders by holding a rally against Hong Kong’s extradition bill?

  • Plan to gather some 2,000 government employees means putting names on record – and potentially careers at risk
  • One organiser says ‘I hope we can provide a platform for rational and peaceful exchange”
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Michael Ngan (left) and fellow civil servants on Monday file an application to hold a rally at Central Police Station. Photo: Felix Wong
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