Tear gas is used to disperse crowds in Admiralty on June 12 last year. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests: High Court weighs judicial review over police firing tear gas into crowd at Legco last June

  • Application by opposition group and protester asks whether force acted lawfully and within its guidelines by using the irritant on approved demonstration
  • Counsel for secretary for justice argues the wider situation must be taken into account as rally aimed at disrupting debate on extradition bill turned violent
Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Tear gas is used to disperse crowds in Admiralty on June 12 last year. Photo: Sam Tsang
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