Hong Kong trainee solicitor asked by Dept. of Justice to explain online ‘hate speech’ against police

HONG KONG LAW & CRIME POLITICS & PROTEST Hong Kong trainee solicitor asked by Dept. of Justice to explain online ‘hate speech’ against police 22 August 2019 17:24 Holmes Chan4 min read Donate Hong Kong’s Department of Justice (DOJ) has demanded an explanation from a trainee solicitor regarding online comments where he told police officers and their families to die.

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Hong Kong’s justice department has ordered a trainee lawyer to explain why he was accused of directing hate speech at local police on social media just days before he qualified to join the legal profession.