Government staff return to work in Tamar, Admiralty, in June after protests affected accessibility to the area. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong government mulls Basic Law oath for civil servants amid protest-related complaints – but critics say move will backfire if implemented

  • Revelation by secretary for civil service comes after complaints were filed against 43 employees for involvement in protests
  • Proposal was earlier floated by pro-Beijing lawmaker Regina Ip
Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law

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Government staff return to work in Tamar, Admiralty, in June after protests affected accessibility to the area. Photo: Nora Tam
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There have been hundreds of complaints made against officers during the Hong Kong protests, all of which are still being processed, the city’s security chief says. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong police receive 1,200 complaints over handling of anti-government protests

  • Officers face barrage of allegations during increasingly violent unrest, no one has been disciplined so far
  • Security chief reveals scale of protest response to lawmakers, with 10,000 tear gas rounds fired and more than 5,800 arrests
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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There have been hundreds of complaints made against officers during the Hong Kong protests, all of which are still being processed, the city’s security chief says. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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