Protesters flood Victoria Park on August 18, 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang Protesters flood Victoria Park on August 18, 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang
Protesters flood Victoria Park on August 18, 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests: judge rejects bid by Jimmy Lai, six ex-opposition lawmakers in illegal assembly case to allow defence from British policing expert

  • District Judge Amanda Woodcock concerned about impartiality of Keele University Professor Clifford Stott, who was briefly involved in inquiry into 2019 unrest
  • Defence argues court should take into account his analysis on perceived police failure to implement crowd control measures on August 18 that year

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Protesters flood Victoria Park on August 18, 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang Protesters flood Victoria Park on August 18, 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang
Protesters flood Victoria Park on August 18, 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang
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