The attack on pro-establishment lawmaker Junius Ho Kwan-yiu has inevitably fuelled speculation as to whether the elections should proceed. Photo: Handout
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District council polls must not be delayed by acts of violence

  • Restraint needs to be shown by all sides, and the government has to ensure elections go ahead smoothly, fairly and safely amid the current social unrest

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The attack on pro-establishment lawmaker Junius Ho Kwan-yiu has inevitably fuelled speculation as to whether the elections should proceed. Photo: Handout
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Junius Ho has been injured in a knife attack in Tuen Mun. Photo: Mina Chan

Knife attack on Hong Kong lawmaker Junius Ho sparks security concerns ahead of district council elections

  • Man arrested over assault, with police investigating whether he was bullied online or thought attack ‘could make him a hero’
  • Polarising legislator who has become hate figure among Hong Kong protesters leapfrogs more than 12 others on hospital waiting list
Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong

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Junius Ho has been injured in a knife attack in Tuen Mun. Photo: Mina Chan
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