The Civic Party held a press conference on July 30, after four of its members, including incumbent lawmakers Kwok Ka-ki (third from left), Alvin Yeung (fourth) and Dennis Kwok (sixth), were disqualified from the Legco elections. Photo: AP
The Civic Party held a press conference on July 30, after four of its members, including incumbent lawmakers Kwok Ka-ki (third from left), Alvin Yeung (fourth) and Dennis Kwok (sixth), were disqualified from the Legco elections. Photo: AP
Albert Cheng
Opinion

Opinion

Albert Cheng

Legco term extension poses a dilemma for opposition lawmakers, but they must stay and fight

  • If the opposition legislators who have been disqualified from the elections stay, they will be condemned by localists. But, if the pro-democracy camp boycotts Legco, who will speak out against controversial government proposals?

The Civic Party held a press conference on July 30, after four of its members, including incumbent lawmakers Kwok Ka-ki (third from left), Alvin Yeung (fourth) and Dennis Kwok (sixth), were disqualified from the Legco elections. Photo: AP
The Civic Party held a press conference on July 30, after four of its members, including incumbent lawmakers Kwok Ka-ki (third from left), Alvin Yeung (fourth) and Dennis Kwok (sixth), were disqualified from the Legco elections. Photo: AP
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