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‘No voice’: Without an opposition, Hong Kong’s ‘patriots only’ Legislative Council leaves marginalised groups behind

Leaning into the microphone on a mahogany desk in the Legislative Council, Lamia Sreya Rahman had exactly three minutes to make her case to the 30-odd lawmakers and government officers before her. The Hong Kong-Bangladeshi, then a second-year university student, read out her carefully timed speech condemning the city’s police for allegedly racially profiling South […]