Protesters last year with Guy Fawkes masks. Photo: Xiaomei ChenProtesters last year with Guy Fawkes masks. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Protesters last year with Guy Fawkes masks. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

What happens if Hong Kong court upholds mask ban amid coronavirus pandemic?

  • Legal scholars and government await ruling, with observers mixed on how judgment would affect a city now writhing under a different crisis
  • Authorities invoked colonial-era law to tackle violent protests last year, but legislation was ruled unconstitutional by a court, prompting an appeal
Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Protesters last year with Guy Fawkes masks. Photo: Xiaomei ChenProtesters last year with Guy Fawkes masks. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Protesters last year with Guy Fawkes masks. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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