Pan-democrats apologise for the by-election defeat. Photo: Dickson Lee

Soul-searching and public apology from Hong Kong opposition after decisive defeat in by-election to pro-establishment camp

  • Second loss this year in by-election shatters pro-democracy bloc’s hopes of regaining veto power in legislature
  • Defeated candidate Lee Cheuk-yan and 12 of his pan-democrat colleagues face media cameras and bow low in apology
Topic |   Legislative Council by-election 2018

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Pan-democrats apologise for the by-election defeat. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung became a political journalist in 2007. He joined the Post in 2012 and now leads the Hong Kong-mainland relations team on the Hong Kong desk. Tony also writes about the economy, and reports from mainland China, the United States, Germany and Britain.

Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung joined the Post in 2017 and reports for the Hong Kong desk on local politics and Hong Kong-mainland issues. Prior to joining the Post, she covered Hong Kong politics and social policies for more than six years for different media outlets.