Police stand outside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai during the chief executive election on May 8. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Police stand outside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai during the chief executive election on May 8. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Phil C. W. Chan
Opinion

Opinion

Phil C. W. Chan

National security law and one-man election race show Beijing’s plan for Hong Kong is right on track

  • The election of John Lee in a race in which he was the sole candidate, the exodus of unpatriotic Hongkongers and the mass arrests under the national security law all point to everything falling into place
  • Rule of law in Hong Kong remains alive and well, it would seem, with judges recently expressing concerns about prosecutorial delays in national security cases

Police stand outside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai during the chief executive election on May 8. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Police stand outside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai during the chief executive election on May 8. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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