Anti-government protesters pack Hong Kong’s Hennessy Road on August 18, 2019. Photo: Robert Ng
Anti-government protesters pack Hong Kong’s Hennessy Road on August 18, 2019. Photo: Robert Ng

Hong Kong protests: justice secretary says freedoms are no cover for breaking the law as she defends jailing of Jimmy Lai and others

  • Teresa Cheng urges public to appreciate that competing rights must limit the freedoms of demonstration, assembly, expression
  • She reacts to Bar Association chairman championing those freedoms following sentencing of Jimmy Lai and other defendants for illegal assembly

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Anti-government protesters pack Hong Kong’s Hennessy Road on August 18, 2019. Photo: Robert Ng
Anti-government protesters pack Hong Kong’s Hennessy Road on August 18, 2019. Photo: Robert Ng
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