Hong Kong protests: spotlight on judge over barring of yellow masks in court and riot comments on reporters – was he right, or did he go too far?

Jan 13, 2021 | INVESTING

A Hong Kong judge’s demand that court attendees and a lawyer remove their face masks during a hearing this week because they were yellow in colour – the hue associated with anti-government protesters – has ignited a debate among legal scholars and experts on whether he went too far.The drama unfolded in courtroom 7 of the District Court during a session on Monday presided over by Judge Ernest Lin Kam-hung, who was hearing the guilty pleas of four suspects involved in an illegal assembly.While…

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