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scmp - 25 days ago

First national security law, then electoral overhaul and now, more rules to keep Hong Kong politicians on a tight leash

Hong Kong officials will seek to leave nothing to chance by laying out on Tuesday a “watertight” set of amendments to local laws to implement a Beijing-led overhaul of the city’s electoral system, sources told the Post. A redrawing of geographical boundaries to further weaken any advantage the opposition could have is on the cards. Among other moves would be to criminalise any advocacy for voters to cast blank ballots, other sources revealed, ahead of the unveiling of at least 20 ordinance and…


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