Hong Kong protests: High Court weighs judicial review over police firing tear gas into crowd at Legco last June

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Hong Kong protests: High Court weighs judicial review over police firing tear gas into crowd at Legco last June



The High Court began on Monday to hear an application for a judicial review into the lawfulness of a decision by Hong Kong police to fire tear gas into a crowd demonstrating against the extradition bill on June 12 last year.The application from Civil Human Rights Front convenor Jimmy Sham Tsz-kit and protester Yeung Kwok-ming centres on a demonstration near the Legislative Council in Admiralty when lawmakers were slated to carry out a second reading of the now-withdrawn extradition bill.Police…



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