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Ex-lawmaker’s snatching of official’s papers was not protected ‘speech or debate,’ top Hong Kong court rules

Hong Kong’s top court dismissed an appeal on Monday made by former pro-democracy lawmaker “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung, ruling that the court can determine the scope of the legislature’s privilege. The Court of Final Appeal considered the appeal after Leung was charged for allegedly snatching a folder from then under secretary for development Eric Ma’s […]