Hong Kong disqualifies 12 pro-democracy nominees for assembly

Asia Pacific Jul 30, 2020

Hong Kong disqualifies 12 pro-democracy nominees for assembly

At least 12 Hong Kong pro-democracy nominees including Joshua Wong were disqualified for a September legislative election, with authorities saying Thursday they failed to uphold the city's mini-constitution and pledge allegiance to Hong Kong and Beijing. Others who were disqualified include prominent pro-democracy activist Tiffany ...