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Hong Kong opposition politicians resign en masse after four disqualified

Hong Kong opposition politicians resign en masse after four disqualified

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Pro-democracy politicians in Hong Kong have resigned en masse after four of them were expelled from the territory's parliament under a Chinese law banning supporters of independence from holding office.Authorities in Hong Kong said in a statement the four legislators - Kwok Ka-ki, Alvin Yeung, Dennis Kwok and Kenneth Leung - were banished from the assembly for endangering national security. The 19 members of the opposition earlier said they would resign in protest and confirmed they would submit letters of resignation on Thursday. Image: Alvin Yeung Ngok-kiu, Kwok Ka-ki, Kenneth Leung and Dennis Kwok speak to the media after they were disqualified The banning of the four followed meetings of China's National People's Congress Standin...