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Hong Kong courts should reject Beijing’s Basic Law ruling, says legal heavyweight

Hong Kong’s courts could refuse to be bound by Beijing’s controversial ruling on the basis that it has violated multiple provisions of the Basic Law, barrister and former lawmaker Margaret Ng has suggested. On Monday, China’s top legislature, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPCSC), handed down a rare interpretation of Hong Kong’s mini-constitution in response to the oath […]