A panel of 1,989 Hong Kong voters will choose 36 deputies to the National People’s Congress by block vote on December 19. Photo: Xinhua
A panel of 1,989 Hong Kong voters will choose 36 deputies to the National People’s Congress by block vote on December 19. Photo: Xinhua

Nine Hong Kong democracy activists banned from contesting seats in China’s legislature

Elections to choose Hong Kong deputies to the National People’s Congress now require candidates to swear allegiance to the Chinese constitution

A panel of 1,989 Hong Kong voters will choose 36 deputies to the National People’s Congress by block vote on December 19. Photo: Xinhua
A panel of 1,989 Hong Kong voters will choose 36 deputies to the National People’s Congress by block vote on December 19. Photo: Xinhua
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