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What exactly is Hong Kong’s new oath-taking bill all about, and who will be affected?

More than 400 Hong Kong district councillors will soon have to take a new oath of office pledging allegiance to the city and swearing to uphold the Basic Law, a move already causing ripples across the opposition camp. The councillors could find themselves disqualified from office, either immediately or retroactively, if inquiries into their past conduct show they are “not patriotic”, according to details announced by the government and sources who have spoken to the Post.The oath-taking…


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