Written by: Lin Jian
2019-12-12 10:04Last updated: 2019-12-12 10:04
During the anti-revision demonstration, police enforcement actions became the focus of controversy. Chief Executive Lin Zheng Yue'e announced in early September that he would invite overseas experts to assist the IPCC in reviewing police actions and complaints during the anti-revision case. The five-member international expert group issued a statement yesterday to announce its withdrawal. Xie Wei, vice chairman of the IPCC, said on the commercial program "Departure on a Sunny Day" that the first-stage report is expected to be announced at the end of the year. Credibility, but we will do our best to do what we can to ensure fairness and justice.
Xie Weizheng said that in the past when the IPCC and the expert team exchanged opinions, everyone was well aware of the lack of investigation power of the IPCC. He pointed out that, under the restrictions of the "Independent Monitoring Police Complaints Committee Ordinance", the IPCC has limited options to do on its own initiative, such as doing too much and fearing being accused of exceeding its authority. In this case, it acknowledges that the IPCC works as Without the cooperation of the Chief Executive and the Commissioner of Police, it will be quite difficult.
Xie Weiyi mentioned that after the first-phase report is published, it will incorporate public comments or adjust its second- and third-phase work. When asked about the credibility of the report, and whether the public would suspend the second and third phases of work if the public responded negatively to the first report, Xie Weiyi expressed inconvenience, but he will do his best to do what he can to achieve fairness and justice.
Asked whether he supported the establishment of a committee with independent investigative powers, Xie Weizheng did not respond positively, saying that "current colleagues (IPCC) are working hard and it is not appropriate to comment on anything today." He also acknowledged that the government hired these international The expenses of the experts "should be all flat," but they cannot remember the actual figures.
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