Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma has warned Hong Kong’s judges from expressing political views in public. Photo: Sam TsangChief Justice Geoffrey Ma has warned Hong Kong’s judges from expressing political views in public. Photo: Sam Tsang
Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma has warned Hong Kong’s judges from expressing political views in public. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong’s Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma issues rare public rebuke of judge who compared protesters to ‘terrorist army’

  • District Judge Kwok Wai-kin caused controversy after expressing sympathy with man he jailed for 45 months over triple stabbing
  • Ma says judges should refrain from expressing ‘unwarranted and unnecessary political views’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma has warned Hong Kong’s judges from expressing political views in public. Photo: Sam TsangChief Justice Geoffrey Ma has warned Hong Kong’s judges from expressing political views in public. Photo: Sam Tsang
Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma has warned Hong Kong’s judges from expressing political views in public. Photo: Sam Tsang
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