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Hong Kong gov’t condemns criticism of ‘patriots’ election, as China media hails ‘high’ turnout

The Hong Kong government has said it “strongly opposes” a statement from five foreign countries expressing concern following the city’s first “patriots-only” legislative race, where only one self-proclaimed “non-pro-establishment“ candidate was elected to the 90-person chamber amid a record-low turnout. The comments came after Britain, the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand expressed “grave […]