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Hong Kong Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma warns judges against expressing ‘unnecessary’ political opinion

Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma has warned judges against expressing “unwarranted or unnecessary political views” after a judge was relieved of handling protests-related cases due to his controversial sentencing remarks. District Judge Kwok Wai-kin compared pro-democracy demonstrators to “terrorists” and expressed sympathy with the attacker who was found guilty of wounding with intent after he slashed […]