Executive Council members Regina Ip and Ip Kwok-him have said the government should not be hasty in repealing its October ban on masks. Photo: Felix Wong Executive Council members Regina Ip and Ip Kwok-him have said the government should not be hasty in repealing its October ban on masks. Photo: Felix Wong
Executive Council members Regina Ip and Ip Kwok-him have said the government should not be hasty in repealing its October ban on masks. Photo: Felix Wong

Too early to abandon Hong Kong’s mask ban, government advisers say, while legal scholar suggests review is now in order

  • Executive Council members Regina Ip and Ip Kwok-him say violent protests could again flare up once city’s battle with Covid-19 subsides
  • But legal scholar Albert Chen suggested legal challenges will continue to crop up over an order appeal court judges said was intended to be temporary

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Executive Council members Regina Ip and Ip Kwok-him have said the government should not be hasty in repealing its October ban on masks. Photo: Felix Wong Executive Council members Regina Ip and Ip Kwok-him have said the government should not be hasty in repealing its October ban on masks. Photo: Felix Wong
Executive Council members Regina Ip and Ip Kwok-him have said the government should not be hasty in repealing its October ban on masks. Photo: Felix Wong
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