Mr Justice Thomas Au Hing-cheung in the High Court struck down four offences that criminalise sex between men because they are unconstitutional, and reinterpreted three others. Changes in the law are clearly overdue. Photo: AFP
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Victory for LGBT community reflects need to update laws

  • Failure to repeal or amend discriminatory offences since the 1997 handover is believed to have led to the prosecution, conviction and sentencing of homosexuals up to as recently as last year

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Mr Justice Thomas Au Hing-cheung in the High Court struck down four offences that criminalise sex between men because they are unconstitutional, and reinterpreted three others. Changes in the law are clearly overdue. Photo: AFP
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