Riot police fire tear gas at protesters during an anti-government rally in September 2019. Photo: Dickson Lee
Riot police fire tear gas at protesters during an anti-government rally in September 2019. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong justice chief warns public that court’s riot ruling still leaves government with plenty of legal options at its disposal

  • Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng breaks her silence on landmark decision by Court of Final Appeal
  • Court ruled someone not physically at an unlawful assembly or riot should not be held liable as an actual participant of the crime

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Riot police fire tear gas at protesters during an anti-government rally in September 2019. Photo: Dickson Lee
Riot police fire tear gas at protesters during an anti-government rally in September 2019. Photo: Dickson Lee
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