In the past, police have been forced to prosecute using outdated offences such as outraging public decency. Photo: Nora Tam
In the past, police have been forced to prosecute using outdated offences such as outraging public decency. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong legislators pass upskirting law that makes crime punishable by 5 years in jail

  • Crimes (Amendment) Bill covers a range of image-based sexual abuse offences
  • Advocates and legal experts welcome legislation that provides victims with ‘new means of redress’

Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault
In the past, police have been forced to prosecute using outdated offences such as outraging public decency. Photo: Nora Tam
In the past, police have been forced to prosecute using outdated offences such as outraging public decency. Photo: Nora Tam
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