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
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

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
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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