Riot police fire tear gas at anti-government protesters as they vandalise facilities in Whampoa in Hung Hom. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong’s top prosecutor denies protest charges are politically motivated, and insists police do not tell him what to do

  • Director of Public Prosecutions David Leung says he is saddened by suggestion department is influenced by law enforcement
  • But activist Joshua Wong calls comments ‘misleading and irresponsible’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Riot police fire tear gas at anti-government protesters as they vandalise facilities in Whampoa in Hung Hom. Photo: Edmond So
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Chris Lau

Chris Lau

Chris is a reporter specialising in court and legal affairs in Hong Kong. From criminal justice to constitutional issues, he brings in the latest updates and in-depth analysis on legal issues that affect all aspects of the city. He also covers human rights issues extensively.