Activist Joshua Wong speaks to the press at the High Court in Admiralty after seeking leave to apply for judicial review over his District Council election ban. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Activist Joshua Wong speaks to the press at the High Court in Admiralty after seeking leave to apply for judicial review over his District Council election ban. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Activist Joshua Wong speaks to the press at the High Court in Admiralty after seeking leave to apply for judicial review over his District Council election ban. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong elections: decision to bar Joshua Wong from District Council race an ‘insult’ and violation of his rights, lawyer says in High Court challenge

  • While the activist signed a document agreeing to pledge allegiance to the HKSAR, returning official Laura Liang Aron determined he was not sincere
  • Wong has requested the court rule it unlawful to invalidate on the basis of questioning a candidate’s intention, sincerity or genuineness

Topic |   Hong Kong district council elections
Activist Joshua Wong speaks to the press at the High Court in Admiralty after seeking leave to apply for judicial review over his District Council election ban. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Activist Joshua Wong speaks to the press at the High Court in Admiralty after seeking leave to apply for judicial review over his District Council election ban. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Activist Joshua Wong speaks to the press at the High Court in Admiralty after seeking leave to apply for judicial review over his District Council election ban. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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