Lau Siu-lai campaigns at a by-election rally at Sham Shui Po in early October. Lau has since been barred from seeking office based on her past support for Hong Kong “self-determination”. Photo: Edmond So
Mike Rowse
Opinion

Opinion

Mike Rowse

Hong Kong’s pan-democrats are better off without Lau Siu-lai and her ‘self-determination’ baggage

  • Mike Rowse says the disqualification of the controversial politician from the upcoming by-election will allow the pan-dems to shed her troublesome history
  • The pan-dems have a legitimate role to play in fighting for Hong Kong’s interests while acknowledging its place as part of China

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Lau Siu-lai campaigns at a by-election rally at Sham Shui Po in early October. Lau has since been barred from seeking office based on her past support for Hong Kong “self-determination”. Photo: Edmond So
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