Mask law

China: Only Communist Courts Can Interpret Hong Kong Law

Chinese authorities berated the High Court of Hong Kong on Monday for ruling that banning face coverings in public is “unconstitutional,” claiming that only Beijing’s communist lawmakers have the right to rule on such matters.

Demonstrators wearing masks gather during an anti-government protest in Hong Kong, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. Defying a police ban, thousands of black-clad masked protesters are streaming into Hong Kong's central shopping district for another rally demanding autonomy in the Chinese territory as Beijing indicated it could tighten its grip. (AP …