Wednesday, August 5, 2015   

Complaint lodged over July 1st march
(08-04 15:40)

The Chairman of the Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC), Larry Kwok Lam-kwong, said on Monday that the IPCC will launch an investigation into how the police handled the July 1st march and dealt with protesters taking part in an overnight sit-in after the rally.
Kwok was speaking after meeting with the Civil Human Rights Front, which lodged a complaint with the IPCC.
The Convenor of the Front, Johnson Yeung Ching-yin, said it was important to find out if the police adopted appropriate crowd-management measures during the July 1st march, and whether officers abused their powers while clearing protesters from Chater Road the next day.
He said the law should be amended to give the IPCC more powers to deal with complaints that are substantiated. --RTHK   
Other Hong Kong breaking news:
Juventus launches merchandise sales online in HK (08-04 21:34)
JP Morgan names new CEO for investment solutions business (08-04 21:17)
Arts hub begins trial run of outdoor performances (08-04 21:07)
June residential deals fall by 30.8pc (08-04 20:41)
Vietnam poultry products banned (08-04 20:35)
Athletes back home from Special Olympics with 112 medals (08-04 20:31)
Super typhoon Soudelor churns off Okinawa (08-04 20:25)
Lawmaker Helena Wong questions water test credibility (08-04 14:03)
David Trezeguet in HK to launch Juventus online store (08-03 20:38)
Orchestra performs tribute to composer Liu Tianhua (08-03 19:45)

More breaking news >>

© 2015 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.