Flags fly atop the Great Hall of the People, where full sessions of the National People’s Congress are held. Photo: Xinhua Flags fly atop the Great Hall of the People, where full sessions of the National People’s Congress are held. Photo: Xinhua
Flags fly atop the Great Hall of the People, where full sessions of the National People’s Congress are held. Photo: Xinhua

Vague decision by China’s top legislative body, but disqualified Hong Kong lawmakers expected to serve out Legco term: experts

  • Though Beijing did not address the issue head-on, those close to the matter say opposition Legco members barred from re-election can serve out extra year
  • One academic argued the decision undermines city’s autonomy, though pro-establishment figures insist it is ‘conducive to social stability’

Topic |   Legislative Council elections 2020
Flags fly atop the Great Hall of the People, where full sessions of the National People’s Congress are held. Photo: Xinhua Flags fly atop the Great Hall of the People, where full sessions of the National People’s Congress are held. Photo: Xinhua
Flags fly atop the Great Hall of the People, where full sessions of the National People’s Congress are held. Photo: Xinhua
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