Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced her decision to postpone the Legislative Council elections in Hong Kong during a live broadcast last Friday. Photo: Felix WongChief Executive Carrie Lam announced her decision to postpone the Legislative Council elections in Hong Kong during a live broadcast last Friday. Photo: Felix Wong
Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced her decision to postpone the Legislative Council elections in Hong Kong during a live broadcast last Friday. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong government could fuel public distrust with Legislative Council elections delay, warns international group

  • Work by International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance was cited by Chief Executive Carrie Lam as justification for decision
  • But it says ‘decisions taken unilaterally’ are risky and opposition groups often see move as attempt to reinforce power

Topic |   Legislative Council elections 2020
Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced her decision to postpone the Legislative Council elections in Hong Kong during a live broadcast last Friday. Photo: Felix WongChief Executive Carrie Lam announced her decision to postpone the Legislative Council elections in Hong Kong during a live broadcast last Friday. Photo: Felix Wong
Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced her decision to postpone the Legislative Council elections in Hong Kong during a live broadcast last Friday. Photo: Felix Wong
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