Political storm over controversial Hong Kong extradition bill set to escalate as pro-government lawmakers consider bypassing committee stage

By Alvin Lum, South China Morning Post

This article first appeared in South China Morning Post on 13 May 2019
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  • Pro-government lawmakers considering an unprecedented move to bypass normal vetting procedures
  • Sources say the most extreme situation could see the bill being sent straight to the full council for debate and a vote

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Hong Kong deepens its anti-democratic political purge

This article was originally published under the headline “Can Hong Kong’s activists for self-determination get a second chance in politics?” on 31-October-2018 by Jeffie Lam, SCMP. Link to original article: HERE

Recent spate of disqualifications may show an administration taking seriously President Xi Jinping’s warning not to cross ‘red line’ of threatening sovereignty Continue reading “Hong Kong deepens its anti-democratic political purge”