Firefighters and police officers check the chamber of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council after opposition lawmakers hurled stinky objects during a debate on the national anthem bill on June 4. Photo: K.Y. ChengFirefighters and police officers check the chamber of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council after opposition lawmakers hurled stinky objects during a debate on the national anthem bill on June 4. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Firefighters and police officers check the chamber of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council after opposition lawmakers hurled stinky objects during a debate on the national anthem bill on June 4. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong opposition lawmakers ordered to pay HK$252,000 for damaging Legco during debate over national anthem bill

  • Legco president Andrew Leung says legislature will consider deducting the amount from lawmakers’ salaries or taking legal action
  • But the opposition has accused authorities of trying to increase costs of protests and vow to act against any ‘unjust’ legislation in future
Topic |   Chinese national anthem
Firefighters and police officers check the chamber of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council after opposition lawmakers hurled stinky objects during a debate on the national anthem bill on June 4. Photo: K.Y. ChengFirefighters and police officers check the chamber of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council after opposition lawmakers hurled stinky objects during a debate on the national anthem bill on June 4. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Firefighters and police officers check the chamber of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council after opposition lawmakers hurled stinky objects during a debate on the national anthem bill on June 4. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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