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 WongGwyneth 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

Topic |   Legislative Council elections 2020
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 WongGwyneth 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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