Banning Agnes Chow from by-election ‘risks Hong Kong’s int’l reputation as a free and open society’, EU says

The European Union has criticised Hong Kong’s decision to ban pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow from running in the March Legislative Council by-election. Chow was barred by an election officer over her affiliation with her party Demosisto, which supports self-determination for Hong Kong people. The election officer said: “If a person advocates or promotes self-determination or independence […]