Hong Kong police have come under fire for their use of force in a new report released by Amnesty International. Photo: James Wendlinger

Hong Kong police used ‘retaliatory violence’ against arrested protesters, according to Amnesty International report

  • Findings include interviews with 21 people who claim they were punched or beaten with batons by police even when they did not put up any resistance
  • Amnesty says it has documented a pattern of police using unnecessary and excessive force during arrests
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong police have come under fire for their use of force in a new report released by Amnesty International. Photo: James Wendlinger
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The men launched their legal action at the High Court in Admiralty. Photo: Roy Issa

Trio launch court action against Hong Kong police over failure to display identification numbers during anti-government protests

  • Three men all claim they were hurt during protests but lack of numbers makes it difficult to lodge formal complaint
  • Court filing claims situation violates city’s Bill of Rights
Topic |   Hong Kong courts

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The men launched their legal action at the High Court in Admiralty. Photo: Roy Issa
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