A Hong Kong police officer fires pepper spray at reporters at On Cheung Road in Tai Po on March 8. Photo: Dickson Lee A Hong Kong police officer fires pepper spray at reporters at On Cheung Road in Tai Po on March 8. Photo: Dickson Lee
A Hong Kong police officer fires pepper spray at reporters at On Cheung Road in Tai Po on March 8. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong police have duty to aid, not hinder media, journalist union argues before High Court

  • ‘Unlawful’ actions during anti-government protests represent a systematic failure on the force’s part, press group says
  • But government lawyers argue that ‘drafting protocols’ for police-journalist interactions would be dangerous for the judiciary to entertain

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
A Hong Kong police officer fires pepper spray at reporters at On Cheung Road in Tai Po on March 8. Photo: Dickson Lee A Hong Kong police officer fires pepper spray at reporters at On Cheung Road in Tai Po on March 8. Photo: Dickson Lee
A Hong Kong police officer fires pepper spray at reporters at On Cheung Road in Tai Po on March 8. Photo: Dickson Lee
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