Hong Kong must prepare for fewer judges from countries such as Britain wanting to serve the city’s top court, according to lawmakers. Photo: Robert Ng Hong Kong must prepare for fewer judges from countries such as Britain wanting to serve the city’s top court, according to lawmakers. Photo: Robert Ng
Hong Kong must prepare for fewer judges from countries such as Britain wanting to serve the city’s top court, according to lawmakers. Photo: Robert Ng

National security law: Hong Kong should appoint judges from Singapore, Malaysia to limit city’s reliance on Western jurists, lawmakers say

  • Several legislators want Hong Kong to look to the rest of Asia for Court of Final Appeal candidates rather than only Western nations, amid security law tensions
  • More background checks are needed to avoid recruiting judges who are critical of Hong Kong governance, according to a city lawmaker

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Hong Kong must prepare for fewer judges from countries such as Britain wanting to serve the city’s top court, according to lawmakers. Photo: Robert Ng Hong Kong must prepare for fewer judges from countries such as Britain wanting to serve the city’s top court, according to lawmakers. Photo: Robert Ng
Hong Kong must prepare for fewer judges from countries such as Britain wanting to serve the city’s top court, according to lawmakers. Photo: Robert Ng
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