Ousted lawmaker Lau Siu-lai is to launch a legal challenge against the decision to stop her running for election in Kowloon West last November. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Ousted lawmaker Lau Siu-lai is to launch a legal challenge against the decision to stop her running for election in Kowloon West last November. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Ousted lawmaker Lau Siu-lai is to launch a legal challenge against the decision to stop her running for election in Kowloon West last November. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

exclusive | Ousted Hong Kong lawmaker Lau Siu-lai to challenge decision to ban her from standing in Kowloon West by-election

  • Democratic candidate was prevented from running by returning officer, who said she held views contrary to the Basic Law
  • Lau to argue that she was not given a chance to defend herself

Topic |   Hong Kong localism and independence
Ousted lawmaker Lau Siu-lai is to launch a legal challenge against the decision to stop her running for election in Kowloon West last November. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Ousted lawmaker Lau Siu-lai is to launch a legal challenge against the decision to stop her running for election in Kowloon West last November. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Ousted lawmaker Lau Siu-lai is to launch a legal challenge against the decision to stop her running for election in Kowloon West last November. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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