In Pictures: Thousands of Hong Kong lawyers stage rare, silent ‘black march’ over controversial extradition bill

Hong Kong’s legal sector staged a rare protest against the city’s controversial extradition bill on Thursday. Clad in back, several thousand lawyers gathered at Central’s Court of Final Appeal before marching in silence to government headquarters in Admiralty. They observed a three-minute moment of silence at the end-point of the rally. Legal sector lawmaker Dennis Kwok said the protest – the legal sector’s fifth demonstration since the 1997 Handover – was the largest one yet. He said he estimated that 2,500 to 3,000 lawyers participated.

律師會:修例勿倉卒 應增法庭審批權 意見書列「同樣重要」觀點:特首非普選難把關

法律界發起今日黑衣遊行前夕,香港律師會昨日就《逃犯條例》修訂首次發表意見書

黑衣遊行 Silent march

法政匯思懇切呼籲各法律界人士及法律系學生參加本週四晚上舉行的黑衣遊行。 這次遊行是自1997年移交以來的第五次,希望表達我們對政府引渡修訂條例,將會對法治和司法獨立構成嚴重威脅的深切關注。

下周四黑衣遊行 郭榮鏗:反對政府將法律界擺上台

這次為法律界第五次發起黑衣遊行,1999年發起第一次遊行,反對居港權釋法;2005年發起第二次遊行,反對補選特首餘下任期釋法;2014年發起第三次遊行,反對一國兩制白皮書;2016年發起第四次遊行,反對大常委會將就《基本法》第104條釋法。