‘Bitter victory’: Disqualified Hong Kong democrat Lau Siu-lai wins election petition; pro-Beijing lawmaker Rebecca Chan ousted

Ousted Hong Kong democrat Lau Siu-lai has won her legal challenge against an electoral officer’s decision to bar her from running in the 2018 Legislative Council Kowloon West by-election. Thursday’s ruling rendered pro-Beijing lawmaker Rebecca Chan – who won the by-election – unduly elected because of Lau’s wrongful disqualification. In October 2018, Returning Officer Franco […]