Police and residents have clashed as anti-government protests rile the city. Photo: James Wendlinger

Hong Kong prosecutor taken off police cases over Facebook comments related to anti-government protests

  • Department of Justice seeks ‘to avoid a public perception that the prosecutor is unable to fairly and impartially exercise his duty’
  • Source says the lawyer, whose online comments were captured and circulated within the department, will deal with customs cases
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Police and residents have clashed as anti-government protests rile the city. Photo: James Wendlinger
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