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Hong Kong vetting committee approves election candidate who used protest slogans, disqualifies 1 of 154

Hong Kong’s national security vetting committee has approved all but one of the 154 Legislative Council election candidates, including accepting one who used a now-banned protest slogan “Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times.” The seven-member Candidate Eligibility Review Committee headed by Chief Secretary John Lee is tasked with assessing whether candidates are compliant on matters […]