Backdating Hong Kong’s national anthem law would be constitutional, Leung insists
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 A top Beijing adviser and former justice minister on Wednesday doubled down on her claim that the Hong Kong government could use an incoming law against abusing the national anthem to punish anyone who disrespects the song even before the law passes. Elsie Leung Oi-sie, vice-chairwoman of the Basic Law Committee, which advises Chinese state leaders on the implementation of Hong Kong’s mini-constitution, said the city’s Bill of Rights Ordinance did not ban retroactive laws, rejecting...
Hong Kong soccer fans booed the Chinese national anthem on Thursday, November 9, despite a recent amendment by China that extends punishments for “disrespect” to the Chinese flag and anthem and an expected extension of the law to cover Hong Kong.According to Reuters, the law has yet to be...
Leaving the court to define what constitutes an insult to China’s national anthem in Hong Kong is “undesirable” and “could potentially expose the... S.China Morning Post - Asia-PacificAlso reported by •Reuters India
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