Agnes Chow Ting of Demosisto holds up a notice from the Hong Kong government barring her from contesting the March by-election to the Legislative Council, on January 27. Flanking her are fellow Demosisto members Nathan Law Kwun-chung (left), the disqualified Hong Kong Island lawmaker whose seat she had hoped to run for, and Joshua Wong Chi-fung. Photo: AP

Why Hong Kong’s by-election bans and European democracies have little in common

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Agnes Chow Ting of Demosisto holds up a notice from the Hong Kong government barring her from contesting the March by-election to the Legislative Council, on January 27. Flanking her are fellow Demosisto members Nathan Law Kwun-chung (left), the disqualified Hong Kong Island lawmaker whose seat she had hoped to run for, and Joshua Wong Chi-fung. Photo: AP
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