Localist candidates attend a press conference in Mong Kok on the democratic primaries. Photo: Sam Tsang Localist candidates attend a press conference in Mong Kok on the democratic primaries. Photo: Sam Tsang
Localist candidates attend a press conference in Mong Kok on the democratic primaries. Photo: Sam Tsang

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Why have Hong Kong’s opposition figures been charged with subversion and does the camp now face total wipeout?

  • On Sunday, 47 opposition figures were charged with conspiring to subvert state power
  • Prosecutors say their election strategy of attempting to win a majority in the Legislative Council was part of a plot to overthrow the government

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Localist candidates attend a press conference in Mong Kok on the democratic primaries. Photo: Sam Tsang Localist candidates attend a press conference in Mong Kok on the democratic primaries. Photo: Sam Tsang
Localist candidates attend a press conference in Mong Kok on the democratic primaries. Photo: Sam Tsang
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