Hong Kong to vet political candidates’ past to ensure loyalty to China: official

Hong Kong to vet political candidates’ past to ensure loyalty to China: official

The Borneo Post - World·2021-04-04 06:01

Candidates for public office in Hong Kong will have their entire history vetted, its top justice official said Saturday, after China announced a radical overhaul to ensure only “patriots” run the city.

Beijing imposed sweeping changes on Hong Kong’s electoral system on Tuesday, the latest step in an ongoing crackdown on the city’s democracy movement after massive and often violent protests.

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