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World Pro-Beijing lawmaker stabbed by 'fake fan' in HK

06:15  06 november  2019
06:15  06 november  2019 Source:   bbc.com

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A pro - Beijing lawmaker in Hong Hong has been stabbed in the street by a man pretending to be a supporter. In footage posted online, a man is seen approaching Junius Ho with flowers before reaching into a bag - saying he wants a picture - but instead lunging at Mr Ho with a knife.

The pro - Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho has been attacked in an apparent stabbing in Hong Kong . Ho, who is running in the upcoming district council election, was out campaigning in his constituency on Wednesday when he was attacked. In a video of the incident, a man approaches and speaks to Ho

A pro-Beijing lawmaker in Hong Hong has been stabbed in the street by a man pretending to be a supporter.

Junius Ho wearing glasses and smiling at the camera: Hong Kong lawmaker Junius Ho, pictured in July© Getty Images Hong Kong lawmaker Junius Ho, pictured in July

In footage posted online, a man is seen approaching Junius Ho with flowers before reaching into a bag - saying he wants a picture - but instead lunging at Mr Ho with a knife.

Mr Ho, who was wounded, and others then wrestle him to the ground.

The stabbing is the latest in a series of attacks on people on either side of the Hong Kong protests.

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HONG KONG (Reuters) - A knife-wielding man on Wednesday attacked a pro - Beijing lawmaker who has taken a tough stand against anti-government protests in Hong Kong , police said, as more demonstrations were planned for the Asian financial hub. Legislator Junius Ho, his assistant and the

In July, pro-democracy protesters accused Mr Ho of helping to organise attacks on civilians in Yuen Long station.

Dozens of masked men dressed in white shirts - suspected to be triad gangsters - assaulted pro-democracy protesters and passers-by.

Afterwards, Mr Ho reportedly said the attackers were "defending their home and people", but denied any involvement.

He was also seen shaking hands with the attackers and giving them the thumbs-up.

What happened in Wednesday's attack?

Mr Ho was campaigning for Hong Kong's elections, being held later this month, when a man in a blue t-shirt and backwards baseball cap approached him.

The man apparently said "everyone has seen your efforts", before Mr Ho took the flowers.

The "supporter" then said "let me take my mobile out" before reaching into his bag and stabbing Mr Ho. He was then wrestled to the ground by a group of people, including Mr Ho.

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A firebrand pro - Beijing politician in Hong Kong was wounded in a knife attack on Wednesday, the A police source, who declined to be named, told AFP that Ho received a stab wound to the left side of Last month he accused a prominent opposition lawmaker of "eating foreign sausage" because she is

Just when the Hong Kong protests finally appeared to be slipping from the front page (having been supplanted by other even more violent protest The attacker and lawmaker with the bitten ear are also receiving treatment. Police say that a heated political discussion turned deadly when a man who

The lawmaker was then seen being taken into an ambulance. Two other people were also reportedly hurt.

Police said a suspect had been arrested, and that all three victims were conscious.

Who else has been attacked in Hong Kong?

Hong Kong's protests - which started in June - now take place every weekend, with clashes between protesters and police getting increasingly violent.

Shops and businesses seen as being pro-Beijing are also regularly attacked.

At the same time, attacks on groups and individuals, often away from the main protests, have also increased.

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Last weekend, at least five people were injured in a knife attack at a pro-democracy protest in a shopping mall. A local councillor had his ear partially bitten off while trying to stop the attacker leaving.

Last month, activist Jimmy Sham was attacked by a group of five men with hammers.

The Hong Kong Free Press says at least three other candidates in November's elections have also been attacked in recent weeks.

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