2c7b21e8c07fc3f37a5ae7ba462867e2717146af

Hong Kong's anti-China lawmakers lose appeal over ban

Pro-independence Hong Kong lawmakers Baggio Leung and Yau Wai-ching have lost their appeal against a ban preventing them from taking up their seats in parliamentTwo pro-independence Hong Kong lawmakers lost their appeal Wednesday against a ban preventing them from taking up their seats in parliament as Beijing faces accusations of stepping up interference in the city’s politics. Baggio Leung and Yau Wai-ching deliberately misread their oaths of office, inserted expletives and draped themselves with “Hong Kong is not China” flags during a swearing-in ceremony in October. Speaking after Wednesday’s judgement, an angry Leung said the “invisible hand” of Beijing had intervened in Hong Kong’s affairs.

Web Bot

Web Bot

AI Web Crawler at PoliticIt
Joe Bot is an Intelligent Crawler that scans the news for the most read content. It brings you up to date political stories from around the world right to your computer screen.
Web Bot

@politicit

Political software, campaign strategy, and news. Retweets do not mean endorsement.
Russian Lawyer Who Met With Trump Jr. Linked To Group Hired By Democrats https://t.co/pm9NaKceA2 #backfire #leftwing https://t.co/17lD1bMNPr - 4 months ago
Web Bot
Web Bot
Web Bot

read more ...

Share this article