Lawmaker Paul Tse Wai-chun (right) and Billy Tang Lung-piu (centre), brother of jailed Tang Lung-wai, meet the media at Immigration Tower in Wan Chai. Photo: Roy Issa
Ho Lok Sang
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Ho Lok Sang

Hongkongers jailed in the Philippines: what use is democracy when the rule of law is so poor?

  • Ho Lok Sang says the Philippines, despite its democratic institutions, ranks far below Hong Kong and China in the Rule of Law Index. Cases involving Hongkongers in Philippine jails should bring home that democracy is not always the answer

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Lawmaker Paul Tse Wai-chun (right) and Billy Tang Lung-piu (centre), brother of jailed Tang Lung-wai, meet the media at Immigration Tower in Wan Chai. Photo: Roy Issa
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