The question of whether people can be held criminally liable for donating to a legal defence fund for protesters depends in part on their intent, experts say. Photo: Sam Tsang The question of whether people can be held criminally liable for donating to a legal defence fund for protesters depends in part on their intent, experts say. Photo: Sam Tsang
The question of whether people can be held criminally liable for donating to a legal defence fund for protesters depends in part on their intent, experts say. Photo: Sam Tsang

National security law: can supporters of legal defence fund for Hong Kong protesters be prosecuted for donations? It depends, legal experts say

  • Scholars say the question revolves around whether the fund itself broke the law, as well as donors’ intent in contributing
  • Police first revealed on Wednesday that they were investigating 612 Humanitarian Relief Fund, which attracts some 2,500 donors a month

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
The question of whether people can be held criminally liable for donating to a legal defence fund for protesters depends in part on their intent, experts say. Photo: Sam Tsang The question of whether people can be held criminally liable for donating to a legal defence fund for protesters depends in part on their intent, experts say. Photo: Sam Tsang
The question of whether people can be held criminally liable for donating to a legal defence fund for protesters depends in part on their intent, experts say. Photo: Sam Tsang
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