Lawmakers (from left) Edward Yiu, Nathan Law, Lau Siu-lai and Leung Kwok-hung protest against Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying outside the Legislative Council on December 2 after the government filed judicial writs to disqualify them over improper oath-taking. Photo: Nora TamLawmakers (from left) Edward Yiu, Nathan Law, Lau Siu-lai and Leung Kwok-hung protest against Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying outside the Legislative Council on December 2 after the government filed judicial writs to disqualify them over improper oath-taking. Photo: Nora Tam
Lawmakers (from left) Edward Yiu, Nathan Law, Lau Siu-lai and Leung Kwok-hung protest against Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying outside the Legislative Council on December 2 after the government filed judicial writs to disqualify them over improper oath-taking. Photo: Nora Tam
Jason Y Ng
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Opinion

As I see it by Jason Y Ng

Oath-taking pair overplayed their hand, and the damage to Hong Kong is dire

Jason Y. Ng says the controversy highlights how youthful passion and popular support can be a force for either great good or immense harm

Lawmakers (from left) Edward Yiu, Nathan Law, Lau Siu-lai and Leung Kwok-hung protest against Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying outside the Legislative Council on December 2 after the government filed judicial writs to disqualify them over improper oath-taking. Photo: Nora TamLawmakers (from left) Edward Yiu, Nathan Law, Lau Siu-lai and Leung Kwok-hung protest against Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying outside the Legislative Council on December 2 after the government filed judicial writs to disqualify them over improper oath-taking. Photo: Nora Tam
Lawmakers (from left) Edward Yiu, Nathan Law, Lau Siu-lai and Leung Kwok-hung protest against Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying outside the Legislative Council on December 2 after the government filed judicial writs to disqualify them over improper oath-taking. Photo: Nora Tam
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