Riot police block a Hong Kong road on Friday when protesters streamed into the streets after Chief Executive Carrie Lam invoked emergency powers to ban masks at rallies. Photo: AP

UN human rights office cautions Hong Kong that mask ban must be ‘as least intrusive as possible’

  • Among reactions overseas, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says authorities ‘must avoid aggravating and instead reduce tensions’
  • US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says that the ban ‘does not answer the people's grievances’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Riot police block a Hong Kong road on Friday when protesters streamed into the streets after Chief Executive Carrie Lam invoked emergency powers to ban masks at rallies. Photo: AP
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