Gov’t asks District Council election candidates meaning of ‘Liberate Hong Kong’ as hopefuls decry ‘political censorship’

Several candidates running in the upcoming District Council election have received questions from the government over their political stance, including queries about the slogan “Liberate Hong Kong, the revolution of our times.” The slogan, first coined by now-jailed activist Edward Leung during his 2016 election campaign, has been commonly chanted during the ongoing pro-democracy protests. […]