Anti-government protesters with Guy Fawkes masks in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Felix WongAnti-government protesters with Guy Fawkes masks in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Felix Wong
Anti-government protesters with Guy Fawkes masks in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Felix Wong

Does Hong Kong’s government hold power over the legislative and judicial branches? Justice department’s court appeal on anti-mask law suggests so

  • Argument submitted to Court of Appeal suggests administration can make decisions with implications on judicial oversight and legislation
  • Mask ban set up to quell protests was earlier ruled unconstitutional by High Court, prompting appeal by government

Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law
Anti-government protesters with Guy Fawkes masks in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Felix WongAnti-government protesters with Guy Fawkes masks in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Felix Wong
Anti-government protesters with Guy Fawkes masks in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Felix Wong
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