In a speech on Tuesday, Andy Chan denounced China and insisted on independence for Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg

Separatist leader Andy Chan cannot be charged under current Hong Kong law, city lawyers say

A top Beijing official said the HKNP leader could be prosecuted under Article 9 of the Crimes Ordinance. But local legal minds say that requires incitement to violence.

Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law

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In a speech on Tuesday, Andy Chan denounced China and insisted on independence for Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
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