Jimmy Sham with the rainbow flag at the High Court on Friday. Photo: Felix WongJimmy Sham with the rainbow flag at the High Court on Friday. Photo: Felix Wong
Jimmy Sham with the rainbow flag at the High Court on Friday. Photo: Felix Wong

Lawyers for Hong Kong rights activist Jimmy Sham urge court to recognise his same-sex marriage

  • The differential treatment based on sexual orientation has deprived people such as him of rights and benefits associated with marriage, they say
  • High Court asked to make a general declaration that the city’s laws violate the right to equality when they do not recognise foreign same-sex marriages
Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Jimmy Sham with the rainbow flag at the High Court on Friday. Photo: Felix WongJimmy Sham with the rainbow flag at the High Court on Friday. Photo: Felix Wong
Jimmy Sham with the rainbow flag at the High Court on Friday. Photo: Felix Wong
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