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‘Huge regression in democracy’: Hong Kong democrats hesitant to run in elections after overhaul

Hong Kong’s democrats have questioned the value of standing for future elections after legislators approved sweeping changes ordered by Beijing, which drastically reduce the number of elected politicians so that only “patriots” rule the city. Lo Kin-hei, chairperson of the Democratic Party, said the party was “unhappy and disappointed” with the changes. The bill overhauling […]