The government is appealing against a court’s decision to declare the mask ban in Hong Kong unconstitutional. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong anti-mask law: government starts appeal against court’s decision to declare the ban unconstitutional

  • Government argues at Court of Appeal the mask ban was justified because of the ongoing danger to the public from the protests
  • Lawyer for the administration says lower court failed to fully consider threats to public safety when it declared the move unconstitutional
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The government is appealing against a court’s decision to declare the mask ban in Hong Kong unconstitutional. Photo: Sam Tsang
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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.