Chief Executive Carrie Lam told pro-establishment lawmakers on Wednesday that a review of the Legal Aid Department could be necessary. Photo: Sam Tsang Chief Executive Carrie Lam told pro-establishment lawmakers on Wednesday that a review of the Legal Aid Department could be necessary. Photo: Sam Tsang
Chief Executive Carrie Lam told pro-establishment lawmakers on Wednesday that a review of the Legal Aid Department could be necessary. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests: city leader Carrie Lam warns against politicising legal aid system, but concedes it may need reviewing

  • Speaking at an event marking the 50th anniversary of the Legal Aid Department, Lam says baseless criticism will only ‘prevent justice from being done’
  • Scrutiny of the department has been growing among pro-establishment political heavyweights who say it has been abused by anti-government protesters

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Chief Executive Carrie Lam told pro-establishment lawmakers on Wednesday that a review of the Legal Aid Department could be necessary. Photo: Sam Tsang Chief Executive Carrie Lam told pro-establishment lawmakers on Wednesday that a review of the Legal Aid Department could be necessary. Photo: Sam Tsang
Chief Executive Carrie Lam told pro-establishment lawmakers on Wednesday that a review of the Legal Aid Department could be necessary. Photo: Sam Tsang
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