Agnes Chow is challenging in the High Court a returning officer’s decision to bar her from running in a Legco by-election last year. Photo: Dickson Lee

Lawyer for Demosisto’s Agnes Chow describes ‘chilling effect’ on political speech in Hong Kong in court fight over by-election disqualification

  • Paul Shieh questions whether returning officers should have been allowed to ‘trawl through’ public statements made by Chow and her group dating back indefinitely
  • Chow, a party colleague of Occupy poster boy Joshua Wong, wanted to run in a Legislative Council by-election in 2018
Topic |   Hong Kong courts

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Agnes Chow is challenging in the High Court a returning officer’s decision to bar her from running in a Legco by-election last year. Photo: Dickson Lee
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