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Hong Kong’s national security law: ‘fake news’, protest-group probe and elections overhaul

Ending months of speculation, Beijing finally unveiled concrete details in March for its overhaul of Hong Kong’s electoral system, with the central principle that only “patriots” can rule the city effectively barring most pan-democrats from seeking public office.It was yet another huge setback for the opposition camp, coming soon after most of the 47 activists charged under the national security law for taking part in an unofficial primary election were denied bail.And last month, Commissioner…

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