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Beijing’s ruling amounts to a purge of dissident voices from Hong Kong’s legislature

Suddenly, in the wake of Beijing’s most recent interpretation of the Basic Law, it seems everybody—from retired civil servants to taxi drivers—is a legal expert poised to launch a judicial review. Indeed, so far all last week’s ruling by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress has accomplished—besides, of course, effectively barring two duly […]