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8 more pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong may lose seats

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ong Kong’s High Court is considering expanding the list of newly elected representatives barred from taking seats in the Legislative Council to 10, after an interest group representing taxi drivers filed for judicial review of the oaths of eight additional candidates. This has the potential to reverse LegCo’s internal decision to accept the oaths of six of these eight candidates, and allow the other two to retake their oaths.
9 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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