Civil & Criminal Matters

Robert Tibbo holding press conference at the Hong Kong legislature with democratic legislators James To and Andrew Mok and the Tibbo Refugees (February 2017)

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Snowden Related
New York Times “Hasty Exit Started With Pizza Inside a Hong Kong Hideout” (24 June 2013) by Keith Bradsher

Forbes Magazine“Returning To Hong Kong By Way Of The Silver Screen, Edward Snowden Again Leaves His Mark” (12 May 2015) by Bong Miquiabas

National Post “How Snowden Escaped” (7 September 2016) by Theresa Tedesco

National Post “Inside the daring plan to hide Edward Snowden” (7 September 2016) by Theresa Tedesco

National Post “Edward Snowden Lauds 'Courageous' Asylum Seekers Who Sheltered Him: 'They Had A Hundred Chances To Betray Me'” (7 September 2016) by Theresa Tedesco

National Post “Meet The Canadian Who Hid Edward Snowden” (7 September 2016) by Theresa Tedesco

CNN “The Hong Kong Outcasts Who Gave Up Their Beds For Edward Snowden” (6 October 2016) by Ivan Watson and Pamela Boykoff

La Presse ‘Trouver Refuge Au Canada Après Avoir Caché Snowden?’ (16 September 2016) by Marc Thibodeau

CNN “Refugees Who Sheltered Snowden Now Live In Fear In Hong Kong” (26 February 2017) by Rebecca Wright and Mark Lu

New York Times “Canada Gives Asylum to Refugee Who Sheltered Edward Snowden” (26 March 2019) by Austin Ramzy

Hart House Debate “Lessons Learned From Snowden: His Lawyer On Whistleblowing And Surveillance” (22 March 2019) by Hui Wen Zheng

Washington Post “First Of The ‘Snowden Refugees’ Has Been Granted Asylum In Canada” (25 March 2019) by Emily Rauhala

Le Monde “Robert Tibbo, L’avocat D’edward Snowden Forcé À L’exil” (29 March 2019) by Martin Untersinger et Pauline Croquet

The Varsity “Lawyer Of American Whistleblower Edward Snowden Speaks At Hart House” (30 March 2019) Kaitlyn Simpson

Luzerner Zeitung “The Lawyer Of The Whistleblower: “Edward Snowden Will Be A Hero”” (1 July 2019) by Roman Schenkel

Maclean’s “How Hong Kong Refugees Who Sheltered Edward Snowden Found A New Life In Canada”, (10 October 2019) by Christina Gonzales

Le Monde “Les “Réfugiés Snowden” Demandent Des Comptes Au Gouvernement Canadien” (16 October 2019) by Pauline Croquet

SCMP ”Do Whistle-Blowers Like Edward Snowden Still Have A Place In Hong Kong” (16 June 2023) by Lars Hammer

La Presse ”On S’approche Du Totalitarisme” (5 July 2023) by Marc Thibodeau

HK and International Litigation
SCMP “Indonesian maid at centre of 'torture ordeal' row could sue Hong Kong government” (20 January 2014) by Joanna Chiu

Time “Hong Kong Government Could Be Sued Over Maid Abuses, Says Top Rights Lawyer” (20 January 2014) by Per Liljas

The Guardian ”Hong Kong's dirty secret: thousands of asylum seekers left waiting in squalor”(12 March 2014) by Tania Branigan

Reuters “Ex-Hanlong exec, wanted in Australia, seeks asylum in Hong Kong” (13 March 2014) by Grace Li

Forbes Magazine“Brazil's Scandal-Hit Bank Fails To Live Up To Its China Investments” (24 February 2016) by Rob Olsen

SCMP “ My 21 years as an illegal immigrant in Hong Kong” (13 May 2017) by Nicolo Govoni

New York Times “Journalist’s Expulsion Casts Shadow on Hong Kong’s Future” (2 November 2018) by Austin Ramzy

SCMP "‘Misplaced priorities’: NGO accuses Hong Kong authorities of neglecting food, shelter needs of asylum seeker and 4 daughters despite education access" (11 June 2023) by Lars Hamer