Lau Ka-tung at Fanling Court. Photo: Brian Wong Lau Ka-tung at Fanling Court. Photo: Brian Wong
Lau Ka-tung at Fanling Court. Photo: Brian Wong

Hong Kong social worker jailed for a year over impeding police work at protest, as case sparks anger from unions

  • Magistrate points out some demonstrators had hurled bricks at police and no social worker should slow officers’ advancement towards suspects
  • Lau Ka-tung says he was only trying to prevent stampede, while supporters argue discussion needed on social workers’ roles as guardians of protesters’ safety and rights

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Lau Ka-tung at Fanling Court. Photo: Brian Wong Lau Ka-tung at Fanling Court. Photo: Brian Wong
Lau Ka-tung at Fanling Court. Photo: Brian Wong
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