大狀:強闖立會可囚2年 刑毁設施囚10年

一批示威者前晚衝擊立法會大樓,佔領立法會3小時,其間破壞不少設施。有大律師分析,示威者破壞立法會設施已涉及刑事毁壞,最高可判囚10年;示威者闖入立法會大樓及會議廳,亦干犯《公安條例》下「強行進入」或《立法會(權力及特權)條例》,最高分別可判囚2年及3個月。

Hong Kong Protesters Take Stock as Police Announce More Arrests

HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s protesters tried on Wednesday to maintain a united front and take stock of the movement’s gains and losses, as the police said they had arrested 12 people involved in clashes near the city’s legislature Monday.

Mielenosoittajat murtautuivat merkittävään hallintorakennukseen Hongkongissa

Sadat protestoijat murtautuivat viime yönä Kiinan erityishallintoalueen Hongkongin tärkeimpään hallintorakennukseen. Protestoijat töhrivät Hongkongin parlamenttia vastaavan lainsäädäntöelimen päärakennuksen seiniä ja rikkoivat irtaimistoa. He muun muassa maalasivat suuren salin seinällä olevan Hongkongin tunnuksen mustaksi.

Dân Hong Kong biểu tình – Giới trí thức nghĩ gì, làm gì?

Hai tuần sau đỉnh điểm cuộc biểu tình thu hút 2 triệu người hôm 16/6, dân Hong Kong lại đang rầm rộ xuống đường vì những đòi hỏi của họ vẫn chưa được chính quyền thân Bắc Kinh của Hong Kong đáp ứng.

曾蔭權坐富豪私人機遊泰 獲律政司放生

前特首曾蔭權與太太在2012年2月曾接受重慶富商張松橋豪華款待,乘坐私人飛機前往泰國旅遊勝地布吉遊玩,只支付5,900元。同月曾蔭權夫婦再接受款待,與劉鑾鴻及何柱國等富豪登上遊艇,由香港前往澳門暢遊,傳媒揭發事件後引起社會譁然,律政司最終以沒有足夠證據,未以《防止賄賂條例》或公職人員行為失當提控。

Hong Kong police: Anger swells against ‘Asia’s Finest’

Once dubbed "Asia's Finest", Hong Kong's police are fighting allegations of using excessive violence against protesters, their headquarters besieged twice in the last week as calls for an independent inquiry into their tactics swell.

【李八方online】7.1遊行大召集 法政匯思推香港背包 公民黨出頑強tee撐港人

下個星期一(7月1日)就係公眾假期,大家有咩假期活動,心照啦﹗八方就建議大家輕裝上陣,孭番個背包、騰出雙手拎吓水或廢青風扇,最好帶多件衫替換,免得冷親。如果唔知孭咩背包、著咩衫上街,八方有好提議。

Episode 72: The Bleeding Bauhinia — A Conversation with Wilson Leung

In this episode, we chat with Wilson Leung, who is a founding member of the Progressive Lawyers Group 法政匯思 — a group of Hong Kong lawyers dedicated to promoting rule of law, democracy, human rights, freedom and justice — about the recent extradition bill protests in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong: Protestors circle justice secretary building

Fresh protests mount pressure on Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam Hundreds of demonstrators surrounded on Thursday the office of Hong Kong’s justice official, demanding local authorities to release arrested protesters and complete withdrawal of controversial extradition bill. More than 200 demonstrators gathered early in the morning at Hong Kong’s Secretary of Justice Teresa Cheng’s … Continue reading Hong Kong: Protestors circle justice secretary building

UK urges independent probe of June 12 clashes

The British government will cease to issue any export licenses for crowd control equipment to the Hong Kong Police for concerns of human rights violation. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, echoed by many others in Hong Kong, including the Progressive Lawyer Group, Chan Man-mun S.C. and former Chief Secretary Anson Chan, urges for a independent investigation panel to be set up to investigate whether the use of force on June 12 was consistent with guidelines.

《醫學界、衞生服務界、法律界聯合聲明 務請警員勿阻礙救護工作及 尊重病人私隱》Joint Statement by the Medical, Health Services and Legal sectors : Appealing for the police to avoid hindrance of medical treatment and to respect the privacy of patients

近日有傳媒指,有警員(包括便裝警員)在醫院管理局(「醫管局」)轄下醫院內搜證、巡邏,並向醫護人員索取病人個人資料。及後,醫管局亦證實有傷者在求醫期間遭警方拘捕。此事件對前線醫護人員造成壓力,並令傷病者不敢到公立醫院求醫,對公眾健康構成危險。

【法政巴絲】生於亂世 Law友的責任

6月11日放工落到金鐘地鐵站,見到一排排年輕人被警察要求搜身,我差點以為自己落了酒吧遇上差人查牌。腦海中立即浮現以前讀書讀過的警隊條例、警察通例,看着警察無理搜身,但又覺得無力干預。想着想着,就見到本身是大狀的楊岳橋議員及近來上了神臺的鄺俊宇議員出現,跟警察議論。

一人掟磚 集結者均可被控

警務處處長盧偉聰曾在6.12衝突後,公開表示將當日示威定性為暴動,及後改口表示只是「有啲人干犯咗暴動罪」,並非整個活動屬於暴動,當日沒參與任何暴力行為者不用擔心觸犯暴動罪。但根據《公安條例》第19條,法政匯思召集人李安然認為盧的說法並不成立,「如果你真係有班人非法集結埋一齊,就算你其中一個人掟磚都好,其他屬於嗰個集結嘅人都會係叫做暴動」

硬食催淚彈 博士生告盧偉聰

警方6.12金鐘清場時,向民陣和平示威區發射催淚彈,險發生人踩人。香港科技大學博士生吳嘉倫上周五入稟小額錢債審裁處,向警務處處長盧偉聰索償五萬元,7月30日聆訊。按現行制度,盧需親自上庭或派出代表應訊,否則審裁官可判其敗訴。吳指盧偉聰必須為襲擊和平示威者負責。

【逃犯條例三部曲放映會】女觀眾憂心爆喊 中三學生:林鄭下台會有更可恥嘅上任?

「逃犯條例三部曲放映會」於6月19號晚在蘋果大樓內順利舉行,觀眾反應熱烈。放映會由資深傳媒人區家麟任主持,與一眾嘉賓包括法政匯思李安然大律師、《漸暗漸行》導演阮智謙、《砧板上》導演葉嘉麟、《動物逃犯篇》導演金剛Crew的許賢及豪哥,分享拍攝感受及解答觀眾疑問。

【引渡惡法】梁君彥拒批緊急質詢 指醫管局涉洩示威者私隱無急切性

明日立法會大會復會,多名民主派議員分別要求反對《逃犯修例》修訂的相關事件提出急切質詢。立法會秘書處今日回覆一眾議員,主席梁君彥分別批出林卓廷和區諾軒就警方濫權提出的急切質詢申請,保安局局長李家超料明早會出席會議接受提問;至於其他申請,如醫管局電腦系統外洩病人資料就因事件不屬「性質急切」而被拒。有律師表示醫管局現時的電腦系統不理想,或違私隱法。

法律界質疑何不乾脆撤回 指林鄭不處理台灣殺人案證明非修例目的

事隔一周,港人再度上街要求港府撤回「送中」惡法,有份再用腳步表態的名譽資深大律師陳文敏相信,政府短期內無法重啟修例,而立法會會期明年結束,所有未完成的草案均要在下屆立法會重新提出,反問政府:「何不乾脆撤回條例順應民意?」陳亦強調,不少人對警方在上周三衝突事件不必要地使用武力深感不忿,指政府應委任獨立調查委員會警方的手法作出檢討和建議。

Hong Kong Marchers Flood Streets Over Extradition Bill

HONG KONG—Protesters poured into this city’s streets for a second Sunday despite the suspension of a controversial bill to expand the government’s extradition powers, as a week of demonstrations appeared to be spiraling into a broader political movement.

Hongkong : l’exécutif annonce la « suspension » du projet de loi controversé

LA CHEFFE DE L’EXÉCUTIF HONGKONGAIS A SUSPENDU SON PROJET DE LOI VISANT À AUTORISER LES EXTRADITIONS VERS LA CHINE, SANS PARVENIR À FAIRE ANNULER UNE NOUVELLE MANIFESTATION PRÉVUE DIMANCHE.

Hong Kong leader halts extradition bill but opponents vow fresh rally

Hong Kong (AFP) - Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday suspended a hugely divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China, in a major climbdown following unprecedented unrest, but protesters vowed to press ahead with a mass Sunday rally.