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HK$5,000 fine for lawmaker who flipped flags ‘not a sufficient warning’, says pro-Beijing legislator

Pro-establishment lawmaker Edward Lau says a HK$5,000 fine does not serve a sufficient warning, in response to the punishment handed down by a court to Civic Passion lawmaker Cheng Chung-tai for desecrating flags. Cheng was seen flipping miniature desktop flags in protest during a legislative session last October. The Eastern Magistrate’s Court found him guilty on Friday of desecrating […]