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

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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