A Hong Kong magistrate’s suggestion for how reporters could obtain information from a government database without falling foul of the law that ensnared an RTHK contributor is simply unworkable, according to a legal scholar and a journalists’ group.Former University of Hong Kong law dean Professor Johannes Chan Man-mun also accused Principal Magistrate Ivy Chui Yee-mei of neglecting constitutional human rights provisions when finding freelance producer Bao Choy Yuk-ling guilty of providing false…



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