Hong Kong’s High Court has thrown out a case by a journalists’ union asking that police’s treatment of the media be labelled unconstitutional. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong’s High Court has thrown out a case by a journalists’ union asking that police’s treatment of the media be labelled unconstitutional. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong’s High Court throws out union’s bid to have police’s treatment of journalists last year labelled unconstitutional

  • Judge Anderson Chow notes, however, that his ruling ‘must not be read’ as passing judgment on whether police acted unlawfully
  • The Hong Kong Journalists Association had sought declarations that police conduct last year was in breach of the Basic Law and Bill of Rights

Hong Kong’s High Court has thrown out a case by a journalists’ union asking that police’s treatment of the media be labelled unconstitutional. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong’s High Court has thrown out a case by a journalists’ union asking that police’s treatment of the media be labelled unconstitutional. Photo: Sam Tsang
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