‘Get ready for even more pressure’: Hong Kong legislature sits without democrats after mass resignation

Hong Kong’s legislature sat empty of pro-democracy lawmakers Thursday after the bloc said they would resign en masse, turning the semi-autonomous city’s once-feisty legislature into a muted gathering of Beijing loyalists. The resignations come with the city’s beleaguered pro-democracy movement and avenues of dissent already under sustained attack since Beijing imposed a sweeping national security […]