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Court fines Hong Kong woman who took off mask ‘to communicate with the deceased’ during ferry crash memorial




A Hong Kong activist who insisted on taking off her mask to “communicate with the deceased” during a Buddhist ritual to mourn the victims of the 2012 Lamma ferry crash has been fined HK$5,000 (US$643) for breaking Covid-19 regulations.An Eastern Court magistrate on Wednesday found that Lui Yuk-lin lacked justification for her defiant act on National Day last year, saying it was illogical and unreasonable to exempt people claiming to be performing a religious act in public from wearing a mask…



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