Masked protesters during an anti-government rally in Causeway Bay on October 1. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong mask law enacted to ‘save as many young people as possible’ from ruining their life with lengthy jail sentences, barristers tell court

  • Benjamin Yu, responding to judicial review applications against emergency law, says young protesters have been emboldened when covering their face
  • If it deters some, that may be life-changing – instead of being arrested, sent to jail and their whole life affected, they can get on with their life, Yu adds
Topic |   Hong Kong courts

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Masked protesters during an anti-government rally in Causeway Bay on October 1. Photo: Felix Wong
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