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Beijing’s intervention in Hong Kong election could face a hurdle: local courts

4 months ago
Sky Canaves
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awyers and legal experts in Hong Kong hope that the city's judiciary will be able to apply legal precedent to modify the impact of Beijing's latest interpretation of the city's charge, allowing two pro-independence lawmakers to take office.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.
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