Lawmaker Abraham Razack (bottom centre) is surrounded by other legislators during a meeting on the Fugitive Offenders Bill at the Legislative Council on May 11, 2019. Beijing lost patience with the shenanigans in Legco. Photo: Edmond So
Lawmaker Abraham Razack (bottom centre) is surrounded by other legislators during a meeting on the Fugitive Offenders Bill at the Legislative Council on May 11, 2019. Beijing lost patience with the shenanigans in Legco. Photo: Edmond So
Mike Rowse
Opinion

Opinion

Mike Rowse

What to expect from elections for Hong Kong’s reformed legislature

  • Understandably, Beijing lost patience with lawmakers’ antics that left Legco unable to function, but the pendulum on political reform has swung too far
  • Order will be restored in the short term, but killing hope for the future is not good for long-term stability

Lawmaker Abraham Razack (bottom centre) is surrounded by other legislators during a meeting on the Fugitive Offenders Bill at the Legislative Council on May 11, 2019. Beijing lost patience with the shenanigans in Legco. Photo: Edmond So
Lawmaker Abraham Razack (bottom centre) is surrounded by other legislators during a meeting on the Fugitive Offenders Bill at the Legislative Council on May 11, 2019. Beijing lost patience with the shenanigans in Legco. Photo: Edmond So
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