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Covid or covert? How Beijing concocted an election delay to reshape Hong Kong’s legislature

When Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced the postponement of Hong Kong’s 2020 Legislative Council election, she cited the health risks posed by Covid-19. She made the announcement in late July, just as campaigning was about to get underway for the scheduled September 6 poll. The council is a local law-making body but since Hong Kong […]