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Hong Kong Bar Association slams legal sector lawmaker for ‘aspersions’ over joint checkpoint statement

The Hong Kong Bar Association (HKBA) has issued a rare open letter rejecting criticism from legal sector lawmaker Dennis Kwok, over its practice of not commenting on ongoing legal cases. A HKBA subcommittee document was revealed in September which questioned the legality of the controversial joint checkpoint arrangement, and urged the Association to “exceptionally” voice concerns. […]