April 14, 2021

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Hong Kong: What is China’s ‘patriot’ plan for electoral reform?

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Candidates for Hong Kong’s parliament, the Legislative Council (LegCo) are to be nominated by the Election Committee, a powerful body which until now only elected the city’s most senior official, the Chief Executive. This Election Committee, which is heavily pro-Beijing, will be expanded by 300 members from 1,200 to 1,500.

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