More than 1,500 cases tied to Hong Kong’s protest movement were wending their way through the judicial system over the past year. Photo: Sam Tsang More than 1,500 cases tied to Hong Kong’s protest movement were wending their way through the judicial system over the past year. Photo: Sam Tsang
More than 1,500 cases tied to Hong Kong’s protest movement were wending their way through the judicial system over the past year. Photo: Sam Tsang

Legal dramas, nail-biting cases, protest convictions and the national security law: 2020 eventful year for Hong Kong’s courts

  • A year of controversial cases and legal dramas included everything from the first sedition charge in decades to a ruling on prisoner hair length
  • And the city’s judicial community, used to working in near-anonymity, suddenly found itself the subject of numerous complaints and even doxxing

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
More than 1,500 cases tied to Hong Kong’s protest movement were wending their way through the judicial system over the past year. Photo: Sam Tsang More than 1,500 cases tied to Hong Kong’s protest movement were wending their way through the judicial system over the past year. Photo: Sam Tsang
More than 1,500 cases tied to Hong Kong’s protest movement were wending their way through the judicial system over the past year. Photo: Sam Tsang
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