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Explainer: Hong Kong’s first legislative election since Beijing’s ‘patriots-only’ overhaul

Hong Kong is gearing up to hold its first Legislative Council (LegCo) election under a revamped “patriots only” system decreed by Beijing, after years of unprecedented turbulence since the last election in 2016. See also: Explainer: 7 ways Beijing reduced democratic representation in Hong Kong’s elections Democratic lawmakers have been disqualified or quit over oath-taking […]