Lawmakers Sixtus Baggio Leung Chung-hang and Yau Wai-ching of Youngspiration at Legco in Tamar. Photo: David Wong

The rise and fall of Hong Kong’s pro-independence lawmakers

It took just two months and one especially unwisely chosen word for the newly-elected stars of Hong Kong’s localist scene to fall from grace. Now they face million-dollar legal debts, the wrath of the political establishment and disapproval even from their own supporters. So, do they think it was worth it?

Topic |   Hong Kong localism and independence

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Lawmakers Sixtus Baggio Leung Chung-hang and Yau Wai-ching of Youngspiration at Legco in Tamar. Photo: David Wong
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