Anti-government protesters march from Tsim Sha Tsui to Hung Hom on December 1. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong protests: opposition lawmakers Eddie Chu and Au Nok-hin launch bid to reform ‘draconian and out of date’ Public Order Ordinance

  • The duo argue the law has curbed Hongkongers’ freedom of assembly and allowed police to make mass arrests of anti-government protesters
  • Bill proposes reducing maximum penalty for rioting from 10 years in prison to three and bringing down the five years for unlawful assembly to six months
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Anti-government protesters march from Tsim Sha Tsui to Hung Hom on December 1. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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