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Three years on, the Umbrella Movement fallout determines Hong Kong politics today

The rise of localism; a nascent self-determination movement; candidates disqualified on political grounds from running for Legislative Council seats; Umbrella Movement leaders and grassroots activists getting elected to Legco… and then six of them getting disqualified; the elaborate charade of the Chief Executive “election”; prosecutions and jailings…. This does not look like a stable, legitimate […]