Pro-government demonstrators gather outside the Court of Final Appeal in Central to demand resignation of Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma. Photo: Nora Tam

Pro-government demonstrators demand resignation of Hong Kong Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma over ‘lenience’ shown to democracy activists

  • 100 people from Defend Hong Kong Campaign rally outside Court of Final Appeal, alleging judges have helped offenders by bailing them
  • But legal expert Eric Cheung says judges give bail based on reasoning and one’s political stance is never taken into account in decision-making
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Pro-government demonstrators gather outside the Court of Final Appeal in Central to demand resignation of Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma. Photo: Nora Tam
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Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing asked the city government to be lenient towards the young people involved in the protests. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing’s appeal for leniency for protesters gets cool reception from Chinese media

  • If billionaire wants to help young people he should build more low-cost housing in the city, official says
  • Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said earlier that city’s government ‘will not endorse or condone any act that goes against the rule of law’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing asked the city government to be lenient towards the young people involved in the protests. Photo: Felix Wong
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