Anti-government protests in Hong Kong are now into their seventh month. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong protests: lawmakers and leaders from 18 countries urge Carrie Lam to set up independent panel to probe police conduct

  • Some 38 people – including lawmakers, former bureaucrats, social leaders and politicians from Australia, Britain, Canada, Ireland, Lithuania and the US – write open letter to Lam
  • They say they will be prompted to call for an international-level probe into role of Hong Kong police if Lam fails to set up an independent panel, but the government refutes their claims as unfounded
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Anti-government protests in Hong Kong are now into their seventh month. Photo: Felix Wong
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Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum is an award-winning political journalist specialising in Hong Kong politics and the city's justice system. Previously, he worked for the Hong Kong Economic Journal and Citizen News.