Signing the declaration form did not prevent Edward Leung (right) from being disqualified from standing in the Legco election. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong electoral officials put independence seekers’ integrity to the test

John Chan says the primary aim in introducing the controversial form for Legislative Council candidates is probably not to screen out radicals, but to force them to conform to the norms – or suffer the legal consequences

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Signing the declaration form did not prevent Edward Leung (right) from being disqualified from standing in the Legco election. Photo: AFP
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