Tung Chee-hwa purportedly said Beijing would not approve the winner of the March 26 election if it deemed him or her unacceptable. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Fairness of Hong Kong chief executive poll under threat from ex-leader’s comments, lawyers say

Group of lawyers on Election Committee that will choose Hong Kong’s next leader says warning by Beijing adviser Tung Chee-hwa that winner must be ‘acceptable’ only undermines poll

Topic |   Chief executive election 2017

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Tung Chee-hwa purportedly said Beijing would not approve the winner of the March 26 election if it deemed him or her unacceptable. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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