Ballots are counted for the Hong Kong Legislative Council on Sunday. Pro-Beijing candidates dominated the elections, the city’s first since Beijing amended the city’s election laws, drawing criticism from the US and other Five Eyes nations that voters were not offered an adequate choice. Photo: Xinhua
Ballots are counted for the Hong Kong Legislative Council on Sunday. Pro-Beijing candidates dominated the elections, the city’s first since Beijing amended the city’s election laws, drawing criticism from the US and other Five Eyes nations that voters were not offered an adequate choice. Photo: Xinhua

G7, EU, Five Eyes condemn Hong Kong elections while US sanctions five Chinese officials

  • Joint statements by G7, EU and Five Eyes members Australia, Britain, Canada and New Zealand criticise Legislative Council elections that drew a record low turnout
  • US action expands list of officials sanctioned under Hong Kong Autonomy Act, enacted after imposition of national security law

Topic |   Hong Kong Legislative Council election 2021
Ballots are counted for the Hong Kong Legislative Council on Sunday. Pro-Beijing candidates dominated the elections, the city’s first since Beijing amended the city’s election laws, drawing criticism from the US and other Five Eyes nations that voters were not offered an adequate choice. Photo: Xinhua
Ballots are counted for the Hong Kong Legislative Council on Sunday. Pro-Beijing candidates dominated the elections, the city’s first since Beijing amended the city’s election laws, drawing criticism from the US and other Five Eyes nations that voters were not offered an adequate choice. Photo: Xinhua
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