The trial centres on a July protest in Sheung Wan during the 2019 anti-government movement. Photo: Edmond So
The trial centres on a July protest in Sheung Wan during the 2019 anti-government movement. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong protests: judge declines request to withdraw from riot case over ‘bias’, says defendants had lost focus

  • Twelve out of 23 defendants on trial file joint application alleging Judge Johnny Chan had interfered with cross-examination and attacked their strategies
  • Chan argues all doubt he had cast on defence was for the sake of case management and to prevent trial from overrunning

The trial centres on a July protest in Sheung Wan during the 2019 anti-government movement. Photo: Edmond So
The trial centres on a July protest in Sheung Wan during the 2019 anti-government movement. Photo: Edmond So
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