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Legal underpinnings of Beijing’s resolution on unseating lawmakers raises eyebrows among Hong Kong lawyers



The legality of Beijing’s unprecedented resolution allowing for the summary disqualification of four opposition Hong Kong lawmakers has raised concerns among the city’s legal community, even as the pro-establishment camp insisted on Friday that the unilaterally imposed rule was constitutionally sound.Hong Kong’s Law Society, which represents more than 10,000 solicitors, urged the government on Friday to address the legal basis behind the removal, a day after the Bar Association accused Beijing…



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