Dealing with the behaviour of Hong Kong legislators-elect Yau Wai-ching and Sixtus Baggio Leung should have been left to the courts. Photo: Reuters

Beijing should have left Hong Kong courts to rule first on oath-taking lawmakers

Jessica Fernando says all who have a stake in upholding Hong Kong’s rule of law – including the central government – should ensure procedures are adhered to. In this light, the NPC interpretation was an overreaction

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Dealing with the behaviour of Hong Kong legislators-elect Yau Wai-ching and Sixtus Baggio Leung should have been left to the courts. Photo: Reuters
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