The extra security measures were unveiled by Electoral Affairs Commission chief Barnabas Fung Wah on Tuesday. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong district council elections: polling stations to be moved away from trouble-hit universities and extra security deployed

  • Electoral watchdog rolls out measures to help elections run as planned but warns it has the power to postpone the polls in the event of unrest
  • Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam renews her appeal to protesters to refrain from violence as city remains tense following clashes with police at universities
Topic |   Hong Kong district council elections

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The extra security measures were unveiled by Electoral Affairs Commission chief Barnabas Fung Wah on Tuesday. Photo: May Tse
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Phil C. W. Chan
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Phil C. W. Chan

Carrie Lam has lit Hong Kong ablaze. A failure to hold district council elections would be the final betrayal

  • Carrie Lam, and the pro-Beijing politicians who enabled her, should not forget their responsibility for the protest chaos
  • If elections do not happen as scheduled, the increased violence will take a toll that the city will not recover from

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