The Hong Kong government has defended the city’s judicial independence after doubts were raised by the resignation of a foreign judge from the top court over the national security law.The impartiality of the courts and the common law system were the bedrock of the city’s success as a financial hub and would be protected, a spokesman said in a strongly worded statement issued on Saturday night.The remarks came a day after it emerged Australian judge James Spigelman had stepped down as a non…



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