Hong Kong MP's oaths rejected after protest

Hong Kong MP's oaths rejected after protest
 

Three incoming Hong Kong lawmakers have not been sworn into the Legislative Council after using their oaths to stage anti-China protests.
Secretary General Kenneth Chen said the oaths of Sixtus Leung, Yau Wai-ching and Edward Yiu were invalid.
Mr Leung and Mr Wai-ching, members of the pro-independence Youngspiration party, swore while saying their oaths and mispronounced "China".
The pair also displayed a banner with the words "HK is not China".
The third protester, independent MP Mr Yiu, added lines to his oath, including saying he would "fight for genuine... read more

 
12 October 2016 in World News, Views: 41
Source: BBC
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