A District Court judge barred from hearing cases related to the 2019 protests has had the ban lifted. Photo: Warton Li A District Court judge barred from hearing cases related to the 2019 protests has had the ban lifted. Photo: Warton Li
A District Court judge barred from hearing cases related to the 2019 protests has had the ban lifted. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong protests: judiciary lifts rare ban imposed on judge barred from cases linked to 2019 unrest

  • Spokesman says judge Kwok Wai-kin’s performance since the ban was imposed was among the factors taken into account in reaching the decision
  • Kwok drew complaints after expressing sympathy for a man who attacked protesters with a knife, calling him ‘a bloodstained victim’

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
A District Court judge barred from hearing cases related to the 2019 protests has had the ban lifted. Photo: Warton Li A District Court judge barred from hearing cases related to the 2019 protests has had the ban lifted. Photo: Warton Li
A District Court judge barred from hearing cases related to the 2019 protests has had the ban lifted. Photo: Warton Li
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