Hong Kong court rules ban on face masks unconstitutional
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's High Court ruled on Monday that a British colonial-era emergency law revived by the government to ban protesters wearing face masks was unconstitutional. It said the law was 'incompatible with the Basic Law', the mini-constitution under which Hong Kong returned to Chinese rule in 1997
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's High Court ruled on Monday that a British colonial-era emergency law revived by the government to ban protesters wearing face masks was unconstitutional.
It said the law was "incompatible with the Basic Law", the mini-constitution under which Hong Kong returned to Chinese rule in 1997.
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