Hong Kong’s highest court denies disqualified lawmakers right to appeal

Hong Kong’s top court has denied ousted Youngspiration lawmakers Yau Wai-ching and Baggio Leung permission to move forward with their appeal over their oath-taking. The pair sought to overturn the court’s decision to disqualify them from the legislature. Yau was represented by Senior Counsel Gladys Li Chi-hei, whilst Queen’s Counsel David Pannick was acting for Leung. In rejecting the appeal application, the Court of […]