A Correctional Services Department van arrives at the High Court in Hong Kong. Photo: AFP A Correctional Services Department van arrives at the High Court in Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
A Correctional Services Department van arrives at the High Court in Hong Kong. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong judiciary says courts will withhold details on defendants and police from reporters, day after city’s leader warned against ‘weaponisation’ of personal information

  • Judiciary says move is to guard against undermining of proper operation of legal system
  • Journalists’ group expresses disappointment in decision and urges removal of ‘curb on the press’

Topic |   Press freedom in Hong Kong
A Correctional Services Department van arrives at the High Court in Hong Kong. Photo: AFP A Correctional Services Department van arrives at the High Court in Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
A Correctional Services Department van arrives at the High Court in Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
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