A police officer restrains a protester on Harcourt Road during clashes outside the Legislative Council Complex in Tamar. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

When is a riot not a riot? Carrie Lam’s latest attempt to pacify Hong Kong public does little to clear muddy waters

  • Chief executive’s insistence that government has never described protesters as rioters raises more questions
  • Legal experts say people caught up in violent clashes could be charged just for being there
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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A police officer restrains a protester on Harcourt Road during clashes outside the Legislative Council Complex in Tamar. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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