Britain’s foreign minister has warned in a report that Hong Kong’s judicial independence is “increasingly finely balanced”. Photo: Sam Tsang
Britain’s foreign minister has warned in a report that Hong Kong’s judicial independence is “increasingly finely balanced”. Photo: Sam Tsang

Is Hong Kong’s judicial independence hanging in the balance? British foreign minister suggests it is, drawing swift rebuke from Beijing

  • Document by Liz Truss states ‘confidence in the rule of law will be undermined if there are further politicised prosecution decisions’
  • But Beijing accuses Britain of seeking to disrupt the city’s internal politics by releasing the report so close to the coming Legislative Council election

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Britain’s foreign minister has warned in a report that Hong Kong’s judicial independence is “increasingly finely balanced”. Photo: Sam Tsang
Britain’s foreign minister has warned in a report that Hong Kong’s judicial independence is “increasingly finely balanced”. Photo: Sam Tsang
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