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Hong Kong’s ban on urging blank votes is ‘unconstitutional’ and limits freedom, lawyer tells court

A Hong Kong law banning incitement to boycott elections or to cast invalid votes is being challenged as unconstitutional on the grounds that it “disproportionately” restricts freedom of expression and creates “inequality” for groups holding a particular political opinion. The constitutionality debate was aired in court when former Chinese University of Hong Kong students’ union […]