Hong Kong was rocked by months of social unrest in 2019, with court cases involving arrested protesters still ongoing. Photo: Handout Hong Kong was rocked by months of social unrest in 2019, with court cases involving arrested protesters still ongoing. Photo: Handout
Hong Kong was rocked by months of social unrest in 2019, with court cases involving arrested protesters still ongoing. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong protests: ‘joint enterprise’ doctrine urged by prosecutors could implicate those not at scene of illegal gathering, riot

  • Interpretation sought stems from first riot case over 2019 anti-government movement in which three defendants were acquitted
  • If applied, defence lawyers argue driver of a car or supplier of resources could also be charged if those they aided went on to commit crimes

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Hong Kong was rocked by months of social unrest in 2019, with court cases involving arrested protesters still ongoing. Photo: Handout Hong Kong was rocked by months of social unrest in 2019, with court cases involving arrested protesters still ongoing. Photo: Handout
Hong Kong was rocked by months of social unrest in 2019, with court cases involving arrested protesters still ongoing. Photo: Handout
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