CARMEL RICKARD: Hong Kong court’s face mask ruling irks Beijing
Hong Kong’s high court has ruled that a ban on protesters wearing face masks is unconstitutional, eliciting the ire of China
Hong Kong’s high court ruled last week that a controversial ban on wearing face masks is unconstitutional. Immediately afterwards, China condemned the court for even considering the matter.
Together, the events illustrate exactly the point protesters have been making since they began their nonstop demonstrations in March this year.