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Jailed Hong Kong localist Edward Leung withdraws bid to overturn legislative election ban

Jailed localist figurehead Edward Leung has received the High Court’s approval to withdraw his election petition over the 2016 Legislative Council election, meaning he will no longer contest the government’s decision to bar him from running. Leung’s lawyer said on Thursday that the issue in the petition has already been addressed in a similar court […]