Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong loses legal bid to overturn district council elections ban

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong loses legal bid to overturn district council elections ban” – below is their description.

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong has lost a bid to challenge his disqualification from last year’s district council elections. The High Court on September 23 dismissed Wong’s application for a judicial review of his disqualification. Wong was the sole hopeful barred for political reasons after the vetting officer deemed he still advocated Hong Kong independence.

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