NEWS & VIEWS

Policy Address 2020: Electronic voting register to be introduced for Hong Kong’s 2021 legislative elections

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced the introduction of electronic poll registers at the 2021 Legislative Council elections. The update will make use of electronic card readers to verify voters’ ID cards and registration at the moment of casting a ballot. Electoral laws will have to be amended, as they currently limit the […]

Beijing condemns mass resignation of Hong Kong democrats as a ‘blatant challenge’ to central gov’t

Beijing has condemned the mass resignation of democrats from the legislature after four pro-democracy lawmakers were ousted by the government. In a statement issued on Thursday, the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office (HKMAO) said the move is a blatant challenge to the central government’s power and the authority of the Basic Law. “The farce […]

COMMENTARY & ANALYSIS

Hong Kong protests: Is violence in the pursuit of justice ever justified?

There has been a long-running debate in societies around the world whenever issues or protests arise that question our way of life and our value judgements: is violence justified when seeking justice? That debate has been rekindled by the deaths or injuries suffered by black men at the hands of US police in recent months, […]

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