A march from Tin Hau Temple Fung Shui Square to Tai Po Police Station was held on Monday, but police have rejected an application for another march in Tai Po on Saturday. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong police refuse permission for four anti-government marches, organisers call it ‘shocking’ attack on Basic Law rights

  • Marches in Tai Po, Wong Tai Sin, Sham Shui Po and Hong Kong Island were due to be held over the weekend but approval is denied by police
  • Police fear not enough done to prevent violent elements joining protests, which organisers deny
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A march from Tin Hau Temple Fung Shui Square to Tai Po Police Station was held on Monday, but police have rejected an application for another march in Tai Po on Saturday. Photo: Warton Li
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Jeffie Lam

Jeffie Lam

Jeffie writes predominantly about Hong Kong politics, but is also interested in social welfare issues, such as the city's ageing population and elderly care. She joined the Post in 2013 after beginning her career as a political reporter in 2009. In 2016, she won the English features merit prize in the 20th Human Rights Press Awards.