Appeal court rules Hong Kong’s mask ban is constitutional at unauthorised protests

The Court of Appeal has ruled that Hong Kong’s ban on wearing masks at unlawful assemblies is constitutional, overturning lower court decision. Last October, Chief Executive Carrie Lam invoked the Emergency Regulations Ordinance (ERO) to ban face masks in the hope of tackling city-wide unrest. The ruling maintained the constitutionality of the Chief Executive’s power […]