The Hong Kong police chief wants the fake news law as it intensifies attacks on news editors whom he has accused of inciting hatred

The Hong Kong police chief wants the fake news law as it intensifies attacks on news editors whom he has accused of inciting hatred



The Hong Kong Police Chief would back a new law banning fake news and has doubled his criticism of a local news editor whom he called “hate incitation” last week in his coverage of National Safety Education Day. Police Commissioner Chris Tang Ping-keung escalated his attacks on Ple Daily on Tuesday, two days after the tabloid said his coverage of events was based on fact, pointing out that a free press is in the constitution, the mini-constitution of the city, is anchored.

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The Hong Kong Police Chief would back a new law banning fake news and has doubled his criticism of a local news editor whom he called “hate incitation” last week in his coverage of National Safety Education Day. Police Commissioner Chris Tang Ping-keung escalated his attacks on Ple Daily on Tuesday, two days after the tabloid said his coverage of events was based on fact, pointing out that a free press is in the constitution, the mini-constitution of the city, is anchored.

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