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Hong Kong voters deliver landslide victory for pro-democracy campaigners

Published: December 2, 2019  |  5 min read, 1098 words
theguardian.comEmma Graham-HarrisonVerna Yu
Hong Kong’s voters have delivered an unprecedented landslide for pro-democracy candidates in local elections, in a powerful show of solidarity with the city’s protest movement and rebuke to the government over its handling of the crisis.Over six months of escalating violence on the streets, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam had claimed the support of a “silent majority” for her hardline response and refusal to compromise. Sunday’s vote, widely seen as a proxy referendum on the city’s future, exposed that stance as a sham. People turned out in record numbers to eject pro-Beijing politicians from... READ MORE
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