Pro-democracy supporters celebrate in the early hours of November 25 after pro-Beijing politician Junius Ho Kwan-yiu lost his seat in the district council elections. Photo: AP
Michael Chugani
Opinion

Opinion

Michael Chugani

Election landslide a protest vote against Beijing. But the violence will return if leaders don’t understand that

  • By kicking out the loyalists and voting for the resistance, Hongkongers have shown they are not afraid to stand up to Beijing’s heavy hand. But the central government still claims foreign forces are somehow responsible for the election humiliation

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Pro-democracy supporters celebrate in the early hours of November 25 after pro-Beijing politician Junius Ho Kwan-yiu lost his seat in the district council elections. Photo: AP
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Alex Lo
Alex Lo
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

My Take by Alex Lo

Give district councils more power

  • Many of those elected purely for their anti-government credentials rather than experience or ability will not be up to the job and quickly exposed

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