Holmes Chan is a freelance journalist from Hong Kong. He was previously a senior reporter at Hong Kong Free Press, where he covered politics, law, and social movements—including the 2019 pro-democracy protests. He was also associate editor for the independent magazine Still / Loud, sharing original stories from the local art and music community. He holds a degree in law and literature from the University of Hong Kong. Portfolio: www.holmeschan.com
Hong Kong’s top court ruled on Friday that the government does not have a duty to enact specific laws to make human trafficking a crime.
A well-known Hong Kong protester who disappeared from the city last August has reportedly told local media that she is facing criminal proceedings over the border in Shenzhen.
Two restaurants seen to be supportive of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement were vandalised on Saturday.
Hong Kong’s top judge said on Monday that the judiciary has set up a task force to examine how the courts can cope with the sharp rise in criminal trials related to the ongoing citywide protests.