Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets the media on Tuesday. Photo: Sam TsangHong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets the media on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets the media on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Carrie Lam denies Hong Kong activist’s sedition arrest a threat to free speech, declines to address police tackling of 12-year-old girl

  • Criticism of government officials alone not enough to warrant sedition charges, Lam says, while adding the age of the colonial-era law was irrelevant
  • Asked if police overreacted in treatment of schoolgirl, Lam declines to ‘give opinion on the actual operation’ but says complaints will be investigated

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets the media on Tuesday. Photo: Sam TsangHong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets the media on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets the media on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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