“Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung was vindicated when a panel of judges in the Court of Final Appeal ruled that prison staff wrongly cut the maverick legislator’s hair during a 2014 jail stay. Photo: Dickson Lee “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung was vindicated when a panel of judges in the Court of Final Appeal ruled that prison staff wrongly cut the maverick legislator’s hair during a 2014 jail stay. Photo: Dickson Lee
“Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung was vindicated when a panel of judges in the Court of Final Appeal ruled that prison staff wrongly cut the maverick legislator’s hair during a 2014 jail stay. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Save those in prison from cruellest of cuts

  • Hong Kong authorities have not ruled out cropping the hair of both men and women in order to comply with a law against discrimination following a case brought by former lawmaker ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung

“Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung was vindicated when a panel of judges in the Court of Final Appeal ruled that prison staff wrongly cut the maverick legislator’s hair during a 2014 jail stay. Photo: Dickson Lee “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung was vindicated when a panel of judges in the Court of Final Appeal ruled that prison staff wrongly cut the maverick legislator’s hair during a 2014 jail stay. Photo: Dickson Lee
“Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung was vindicated when a panel of judges in the Court of Final Appeal ruled that prison staff wrongly cut the maverick legislator’s hair during a 2014 jail stay. Photo: Dickson Lee
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