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Hong Kong: Pro-democracy lawmakers forced out of Legislative Council meeting01:55

Hong Kong: Pro-democracy lawmakers forced out of Legislative Council meeting

Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China, Hong Kong
May 28, 2020 at 17:10 GMT -00:00 · Published

Legislative Council's security officers removed two pro-democracy lawmakers from the meeting debating a bill to criminalise insulting China's national anthem, on Thursday.

Chairman of the Democratic Party, Wu Chi-wai and legislator Ray Chan were both removed from the meeting.

The Legislative Council meeting took place as pro-democracy protesters were speaking out against a move to criminalise insulting China's national anthem, which would become punishable by a fine of up to HK$50,000 (US$6,450, €5,870) and three years in jail.

Mandatory credit: Hong Kong Legislative Council

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Legislative Council's security officers removed two pro-democracy lawmakers from the meeting debating a bill to criminalise insulting China's national anthem, on Thursday.

Chairman of the Democratic Party, Wu Chi-wai and legislator Ray Chan were both removed from the meeting.

The Legislative Council meeting took place as pro-democracy protesters were speaking out against a move to criminalise insulting China's national anthem, which would become punishable by a fine of up to HK$50,000 (US$6,450, €5,870) and three years in jail.

Mandatory credit: Hong Kong Legislative Council

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