Hong Kong elections: A fierce contest in September or a postponement?

by Kenneth Ka-Lok Chan While the world is battling the Covid-19 pandemic, Beijing has taken aim at Hong Kong’s autonomy and its liberal foundations. In recent weeks, the regime and its representatives in the city have intensified their attack on the pro-democracy movement. Mainland officials in Hong Kong now claim to exercise “supervisory” powers over […]

Prof. Benny Tai’s next masterplan? A pro-democrat majority in Hong Kong’s legislature

by Suzanne Pepper The more things change, the more they seem the same. Another Hong Kong election is just around the corner. Preparations for September’s Legislative Council poll are well underway and, public health conditions permitting, it will be held on September 6.  Buoyed by last November’s District Councils election, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy camp has high hopes for […]