The government’s anti-mask law is before the Court of Final Appeal this week. Photo: AFP The government’s anti-mask law is before the Court of Final Appeal this week. Photo: AFP
The government’s anti-mask law is before the Court of Final Appeal this week. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong protests: deployment of ‘nuclear power’ emergency law for mask ban goes to Court of Final Appeal

  • Group of ex-lawmakers in last-ditch challenge of Hong Kong government’s decision to impose anti-mask law using colonial-era legislation
  • Prohibition on Face Covering Regulation introduced at height of protests in October 2019 to ban wearing of masks at all public gatherings

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
The government’s anti-mask law is before the Court of Final Appeal this week. Photo: AFP The government’s anti-mask law is before the Court of Final Appeal this week. Photo: AFP
The government’s anti-mask law is before the Court of Final Appeal this week. Photo: AFP
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