Joshua Wong was among candidates in the primary who won big. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Joshua Wong was among candidates in the primary who won big. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Joshua Wong was among candidates in the primary who won big. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong elections: tougher action expected from Beijing against opposition camp after frontline activists’ win at primary

  • Analysts warn radicalisation and narrowing of city’s political spectrum could prompt more hardline approach from central government, while rivals feel this could work against their camp in coming Legco polls
  • Traditional opposition parties meanwhile say they believe in a silent, conservative majority among supporters who would still rather pursue livelihood issues and policies

Topic |   Legislative Council elections 2020
Joshua Wong was among candidates in the primary who won big. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Joshua Wong was among candidates in the primary who won big. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Joshua Wong was among candidates in the primary who won big. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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