Barred Hong Kong district councillor seeks to appeal court decision and pay legal fees through crowdfunding effort

The first Hong Kong district councillor to be disqualified from office after winning a seat in the 2019 election is seeking the right to appeal against the High Court decision which barred him from office. Democratic Party district councillor Hinson Hung has also revealed that he is launching a crowdfunding campaign to help with his mounting legal fees in the case. Hung, who was elected to represent the Tsui Ping Constituency in Kwun Tong by a hefty majority, was disqualified by High Court judge Anderson Chow last month after his opponent, Cheng Keung-fung, filed a legal challenge against the …

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