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G7 condemns Hong Kong polls, as Beijing blames low turnout on Covid, ‘anti-China elements’ and ‘external interference’

by Jerome Taylor and Su Xinqi World powers on Monday condemned Hong’s Kong tightly vetted legislature vote, saying rules imposed by Beijing that reduced directly elected seats and controlled who could stand had eroded democracy in the Chinese territory. China has overseen a sweeping crackdown in Hong Kong in response to huge and often violent democracy protests two years ago. It imposed […]