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Paul Harris – defender of the ‘Right to Demonstrate’

Paul Harris, Hong Kong Lawyer

For Paul Harris, an explosive term ends in January 2022. “I will try to protect freedom in Hong Kong. I don’t know if I will succeed,” he had told the British newspaper The Times when he was elected chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association for a year in early 2021. He was aware that he had attained this challenging position at a critical time: “It is a difficult time for the rule of law in Hong Kong,” Harris told South China Morning Post.

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