Gwyneth Ho (left) and Lester Shum are two of the 12 would-be opposition candidates disqualified from making a run at Legislative Council seats on Thursday. Photo: Felix Wong
Gwyneth Ho (left) and Lester Shum are two of the 12 would-be opposition candidates disqualified from making a run at Legislative Council seats on Thursday. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong elections: mass disqualification of opposition hopefuls sparks political storm

  • The group includes such well-known names as Alvin Yeung, Joshua Wong, Dennis Kwok and Gwyneth Ho
  • Government warns more nominations could yet be invalidated, saying there is ‘no question of any political censorship’ or restriction of freedom of speech

Gwyneth Ho (left) and Lester Shum are two of the 12 would-be opposition candidates disqualified from making a run at Legislative Council seats on Thursday. Photo: Felix Wong
Gwyneth Ho (left) and Lester Shum are two of the 12 would-be opposition candidates disqualified from making a run at Legislative Council seats on Thursday. Photo: Felix Wong
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