Hong Kong politician calls pro-independence activists 'cancer cells' at rally of thousands

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Pro-China protesters gather outside government headquarters in support of decision to bar activists Baggio Leung and Yau Wai-ching from political office

Thousands of people attended a pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong on Sunday in support of China’s decision to in effect bar two pro-independence legislators from taking office, as fears grow for the city’s freedoms.

Beijing’s ruling last week pre-empted a decision by the Hong Kong courts over whether lawmakers Baggio Leung and Yau Wai-ching should be disqualified from parliament after deliberately misreading their oaths of office, inserting expletives and draping themselves with “Hong Kong is not China” flags.

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