Aerial drone view of indigenous village houses in Yuen Long. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong government to appeal against court ruling that strips indigenous New Territories villagers of traditional right to build home

  • Development Bureau finds it matter of ‘constitutional importance’ as Article 40 of Basic Law protects lawful traditional rights of indigenous people
  • Bureau plans to appeal against ruling of Court of First Instance after identifying possible legal grounds
Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law

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Aerial drone view of indigenous village houses in Yuen Long. Photo: Winson Wong
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