UN special rapporteurs have warned that some Hong Kong legislation threatens lawful protest, such as the likes of this police-approved rally held in January. Photo: SCMP UN special rapporteurs have warned that some Hong Kong legislation threatens lawful protest, such as the likes of this police-approved rally held in January. Photo: SCMP
UN special rapporteurs have warned that some Hong Kong legislation threatens lawful protest, such as the likes of this police-approved rally held in January. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong urged to review terrorism and sedition legislation after United Nations experts say they can be used against lawful protests

  • Legislation should be brought in line with international treaties that Hong Kong has signed up to, special rapporteurs say
  • Security officials look to terrorism laws after discovery of explosives and firearms amid the anti-government protests

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
UN special rapporteurs have warned that some Hong Kong legislation threatens lawful protest, such as the likes of this police-approved rally held in January. Photo: SCMP UN special rapporteurs have warned that some Hong Kong legislation threatens lawful protest, such as the likes of this police-approved rally held in January. Photo: SCMP
UN special rapporteurs have warned that some Hong Kong legislation threatens lawful protest, such as the likes of this police-approved rally held in January. Photo: SCMP
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