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Henry Litton

About Henry Litton

Henry Litton is a retired Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal judge and author of "Is the Hong Kong Judiciary Sleepwalking to 2047?"

For Hong Kong’s sake, the judiciary must regain Beijing’s trust (SCMP Sep 3, 2020)

How did it come about that Beijing has developed such mistrust of the Hong Kong judiciary? The courts have put a slant on the Basic Law, by applying obscure norms and values from overseas which are totally unsuited to Hong … Continue reading

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Ignorance or malice on new security laws for Hong Kong?

The announcement made in May this year that Beijing would enact national security laws for Hong Kong aroused hysteria worldwide. One wonders whether this came from ignorance or malice.

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