Protesters from the mainland demanding the right of abode don headbands during a sit-in demonstration in front of the government headquarters in Central in February 1999. Photo: Garrige Ho

A few questions about Hong Kong’s historic ‘right of abode’ case

  • Twenty years ago, the Court of Final Appeal made its landmark judgment in the ‘right of abode’ case, but its power to overturn existing laws is questionable
Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law

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Protesters from the mainland demanding the right of abode don headbands during a sit-in demonstration in front of the government headquarters in Central in February 1999. Photo: Garrige Ho
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