Calls have been growing for a statutory inquiry into the events of June 12, including the firing of tear gas into crowds in Admiralty. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong extradition bill protests: failure to open independent inquiry into June 12 clashes would ‘not be justifiable’

  • Former ministers and senior legal figure argue a judge-led probe is vital for taking heat out of extradition row
  • Government source insists way to handle issue is through police watchdog, as executive councillor warns statutory inquiry could inflame tensions
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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Calls have been growing for a statutory inquiry into the events of June 12, including the firing of tear gas into crowds in Admiralty. Photo: Sam Tsang
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