The mask ban aimed to put an end to the increasing level of violence seen during months of protests. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong anti-mask law: ban on face coverings would deal blow to freedom of expression, lawyer argues

  • With a mask ban in place, peaceful demonstrators who could not hide their identities would be left in fear of retaliation from employers, barrister argues
  • Government on Thursday began its two-day appeal against lower court’s ruling that ban is unconstitutional
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The mask ban aimed to put an end to the increasing level of violence seen during months of protests. Photo: Winson Wong
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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.