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‘Effort to eradicate’ opposition: Reactions pour in as Hong Kong police arrest dozens over democrat primary polls

Fifty-three individuals were arrested for alleged subversion under the security law on Wednesday for organising and participating in the legislative primaries run by the democrats last July. Among the detained were prominent pro-democracy activists, former opposition lawmakers and lawyers who helped carry out the city-wide poll. Over 600,000 Hongkongers voted in the unofficial democratic primaries […]