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Judges join opposition to blanket amnesty bid

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Some 63 judges have condemned the government's blanket amnesty bill, saying it will destroy the rule of law and set the wrong precedent for society. 

It is the first time that Court of Justice judges have publicly expressed their political views.

The 63 judges calling themselves the group of "Judges Who Love the Motherland" on Tuesday signed a statement declaring their opposition to the amnesty bill. They said the statement reflected their personal opinions and had nothing to do with any court or judicial organisation.

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