Hong Kong Delays Elections, Disqualifies A Dozen Pro-Democracy Candidates


Source: thepatriotsreport.com

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Leaders in Hong Kong disqualified a dozen pro-democracy candidates from seeking office and delayed the city’s elections for a year on Friday. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam made the announcement during a Friday press conference, saying coronavirus had made it impossible to hold a fair election, the Washington Post reported. Rather than maintaining the legislative councils’ current makeup until the next election, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) will be selecting replacements. “We have made the decision to postpone the election for one year,” Lam said. “We would not be able to meet the requirements of an open and fair election.”...