Reporters can have their gas masks removed by police under the new law. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong protests: police have right to remove masks from reporters and patients at any time under new law, top brass tell frontline officers

  • Force held its first seminar with 400 officers, briefing them on the details of the newly enacted anti-mask law and related guidelines, insiders say
  • Law gives police the power to remove a mask from anyone in a public place whenever they reasonably believe the person is wearing it to prevent identification
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Reporters can have their gas masks removed by police under the new law. Photo: Felix Wong
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