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ANDREW RAFFELL

What can a 17th century chief justice of England; an 18th century magistrate and a government accountant; a 19th century mayor of Lyme; a 20th century police constable; several 21st century police officers, prison officers and nurses; a British cabinet minister and a bishop of Kent possibly have in common with former Hong Kong chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen?

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I was struck last week by a news item concerning a clash of rights. We all enjoy having rights and exercising them when necessary. Human, civil, political and legal rights are held dear to us.

The issue of the size of Hong Kong juries - just seven people, usually, and why it should be reformed is one that needs further comment.

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