Police stop and search protesters outside the British consulate on Saturday. Photo: Kanis Leung

Hong Kong unrest: legal row after police take away protester from British consulate

  • Disagreement over whether officers had the right to enforce the law at the diplomatic site
  • But one police source says UK staff had called officers in
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Police stop and search protesters outside the British consulate on Saturday. Photo: Kanis Leung
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Kanis Leung

Kanis Leung

Kanis is a reporter for the City desk. She joined the Post in 2018.

Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung became a political journalist in 2007. He joined the Post in 2012 and now leads the Hong Kong-mainland relations team on the Hong Kong desk. Tony also writes about the economy, and reports from mainland China, the United States, Germany and Britain. He is a Correspondent and Team Leader for the Hong Kong desk, covering cross-border issues.

Christy Leung

Christy Leung

Christy writes about crime and security-related stories for South China Morning Post's city desk.