A banner bearing the slogan “Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our time” is held aloft at a 2020 New Year’s party in Hong Kong’s Central district. Photo: Sam TsangA banner bearing the slogan “Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our time” is held aloft at a 2020 New Year’s party in Hong Kong’s Central district. Photo: Sam Tsang
A banner bearing the slogan “Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our time” is held aloft at a 2020 New Year’s party in Hong Kong’s Central district. Photo: Sam Tsang

National security law: is chanting ‘Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our times’ now illegal? City’s lawyers aren’t so sure

  • Government’s equating protester slogan with call for independence ‘premature’, as decision lies in hands of the courts, Bar Association chief says
  • Legal scholar, pro-establishment heavyweight agree guilt based on chanting alone would be hard to prove
Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
A banner bearing the slogan “Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our time” is held aloft at a 2020 New Year’s party in Hong Kong’s Central district. Photo: Sam TsangA banner bearing the slogan “Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our time” is held aloft at a 2020 New Year’s party in Hong Kong’s Central district. Photo: Sam Tsang
A banner bearing the slogan “Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our time” is held aloft at a 2020 New Year’s party in Hong Kong’s Central district. Photo: Sam Tsang
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