A fire burns across a flower bed outside Sha Tin Magistrates’ Court in the New Territories on Wednesday night. Photo: Facebook

Hong Kong barristers condemn arson attack on court building, calling it ‘corrosive’ to rule of law

  • Bar Association says it ‘strongly deplores’ attack outside Sha Tin Magistrates’ Court that left a two-metre blaze burning across a flower bed
  • Police say protesters targeted the building because they were unhappy with a ruling that rejected a student leader’s bid to bar officers from campus
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A fire burns across a flower bed outside Sha Tin Magistrates’ Court in the New Territories on Wednesday night. Photo: Facebook
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Chris Lau

Chris Lau

Chris is a reporter specialising in court and legal affairs in Hong Kong. From criminal justice to constitutional issues, he brings in the latest updates and in-depth analysis on legal issues that affect all aspects of the city. He also covers human rights issues extensively.