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Minimum Sentences for Children Under Hong Kong’s National Security Law

Minimum Sentences for Children Under Hong Kong’s National Security Law

Image description: Six Hong Kong officials stand at podiums in front of a banner reading "Uphold National ...
Criminal Liabilities of First Aiders in Situations of Violence: A Hong Kong Perspective

Criminal Liabilities of First Aiders in Situations of Violence: A Hong Kong Perspective

Image Description: Police firing tear gas to protesters near Central Government Headquarters in Hong ...
Gender Recognition With a Price: Q & Tse Henry Edward v Commissioner of Registration

Gender Recognition With a Price: Q & Tse Henry Edward v Commissioner of Registration

Image description: A group of people walking under a rainbow flag.  The Hong Kong Court of Appeal recently ...
“That’s the Key Question: Institutional Responsibility for Inequality (Episode 4)

“That’s the Key Question: Institutional Responsibility for Inequality (Episode 4)

Human rights experts reveal how we could reform equality law to make sure it protects the most vulnerable in ...
“…Patriarchal Mentality”: The Functioning of Equality Law in Crisis (Episode 2)

“…Patriarchal Mentality”: The Functioning of Equality Law in Crisis (Episode 2)

Human rights experts help us determine whether equality law is set up to protect the most vulnerable in times ...
One Step Forward: Securing Parental Rights for LGBTQ+ Couples in Hong Kong

One Step Forward: Securing Parental Rights for LGBTQ+ Couples in Hong Kong

Image description: Two persons, one of whom is a child, standing amongst a crowd and waving rainbow ...
A Narrowed Ambit of Freedom of Speech and Debate in Hong Kong’s Legislature

A Narrowed Ambit of Freedom of Speech and Debate in Hong Kong’s Legislature

Despite recent changes in Hong Kong’s political environment following the introduction of a “patriots only” rule ...
Hong Kong’s highest court sets new test for bail under the National Security Law

Hong Kong’s highest court sets new test for bail under the National Security Law

In the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal’s judgment dated 9 February 2021, HKSAR v Lai Chee Ying [2021] HKCFA 3, an ...
Hong Kong: Anti-Mask Law Held Constitutional (but please wear a mask for COVID-19)

Hong Kong: Anti-Mask Law Held Constitutional (but please wear a mask for COVID-19)

The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (“HKCFA”) recently held that the Prohibition on Face Covering ...
Constitutional Rights of Indigenous People in Hong Kong

Constitutional Rights of Indigenous People in Hong Kong

In Kwok Cheuk Kin v Director of Lands [2019] HKCFI 867, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance ruled that Private ...
Should All Male Prisoners be Required to Have Their Hair Cut?

Should All Male Prisoners be Required to Have Their Hair Cut?

In the judgment handed down by the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (‘CFA’) on 27 November 2020 (Leung Kwok Hung v ...
The Redundancy of Opposition: Patriots Only in Hong Kong’s “Legislature”

The Redundancy of Opposition: Patriots Only in Hong Kong’s “Legislature”

On 11 November 2020, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPCSC) decided to disqualify four ...

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