Joshua Wong (centre) was rejected by city officials as a district council candidate because of Demosisto’s stance on self-determination for the city. Photo: May Tse Joshua Wong (centre) was rejected by city officials as a district council candidate because of Demosisto’s stance on self-determination for the city. Photo: May Tse
Joshua Wong (centre) was rejected by city officials as a district council candidate because of Demosisto’s stance on self-determination for the city. Photo: May Tse
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Election hopefuls have to live with political reality

  • Whether they like it or not, those with manifestos that are inconsistent with the city’s governing principle of ‘one country, two systems’ will not be allowed in public office

Joshua Wong (centre) was rejected by city officials as a district council candidate because of Demosisto’s stance on self-determination for the city. Photo: May Tse Joshua Wong (centre) was rejected by city officials as a district council candidate because of Demosisto’s stance on self-determination for the city. Photo: May Tse
Joshua Wong (centre) was rejected by city officials as a district council candidate because of Demosisto’s stance on self-determination for the city. Photo: May Tse
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