Pro democracy activist and South Horizons Community Organiser Joshua Wong is running for the 2019 District Council elections. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

As Hong Kong heads towards District Elections, calls for ‘revolution’ raise chances of more candidate disqualifications

  • At least four candidates have been asked to explain their use of a popular slogan among the city’s protesters – ‘Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our times’ – which has touched a nerve with the authorities
  • Experts say young peoples’ lack of representation in the legislature that has contributed to their frustrations
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Pro democracy activist and South Horizons Community Organiser Joshua Wong is running for the 2019 District Council elections. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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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.

Jeffie Lam

Jeffie Lam

Jeffie writes predominantly about Hong Kong politics, but is also interested in social welfare issues, such as the city's ageing population and elderly care. She joined the Post in 2013 after beginning her career as a political reporter in 2009. In 2016, she won the English features merit prize in the 20th Human Rights Press Awards.