Judges must take an oath to administer justice without fear or favour, self-interest or deceit. Photo: Sam Tsang
Judges must take an oath to administer justice without fear or favour, self-interest or deceit. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong’s judiciary dismisses claims magistrate posted to High Court job because of complaints over rulings in protest cases

  • Storm broke out after magistrate acquitted district councillor of assaulting a policeman during protest last year and said two officers lied in court
  • The magistrate, Stanley Ho, has been appointed as a temporary deputy registrar of the High Court until June next year

Judges must take an oath to administer justice without fear or favour, self-interest or deceit. Photo: Sam Tsang
Judges must take an oath to administer justice without fear or favour, self-interest or deceit. Photo: Sam Tsang
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