The judiciary is not above criticism but it must be solidly based, Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma says. Photo: Robert Ng The judiciary is not above criticism but it must be solidly based, Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma says. Photo: Robert Ng
The judiciary is not above criticism but it must be solidly based, Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma says. Photo: Robert Ng

Hong Kong’s chief justice warns against politicising courts and says judges must be above bias

  • Geoffrey Ma stresses cases must be handled strictly in accordance with the law and legal principles
  • His 18-page statement comes as the judiciary faces immense pressure from complaints, the new security law and fears over judicial independence

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
The judiciary is not above criticism but it must be solidly based, Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma says. Photo: Robert Ng The judiciary is not above criticism but it must be solidly based, Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma says. Photo: Robert Ng
The judiciary is not above criticism but it must be solidly based, Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma says. Photo: Robert Ng
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