Riot police guard the Court of Final Appeal during a demonstration to mark the first anniversary of the anti-government protests on June 9. Photo: Dickson Lee Riot police guard the Court of Final Appeal during a demonstration to mark the first anniversary of the anti-government protests on June 9. Photo: Dickson Lee
Riot police guard the Court of Final Appeal during a demonstration to mark the first anniversary of the anti-government protests on June 9. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong government defends judicial independence after foreign judge quits top court over national security law

  • City is committed to rule of law and freely functioning courts, which are hallmarks of financial hub’s success, spokesman says
  • Despite loss of Australian judge James Spigelman, 13 other foreign justices continue to serve at highest level, he notes

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
Riot police guard the Court of Final Appeal during a demonstration to mark the first anniversary of the anti-government protests on June 9. Photo: Dickson Lee Riot police guard the Court of Final Appeal during a demonstration to mark the first anniversary of the anti-government protests on June 9. Photo: Dickson Lee
Riot police guard the Court of Final Appeal during a demonstration to mark the first anniversary of the anti-government protests on June 9. Photo: Dickson Lee
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