Police officers gesture next to Chinese and Hong Kong flags at a flag-raising ceremony at Golden Bauhinia Square in the financial capital. Photo: Reuters Police officers gesture next to Chinese and Hong Kong flags at a flag-raising ceremony at Golden Bauhinia Square in the financial capital. Photo: Reuters
Police officers gesture next to Chinese and Hong Kong flags at a flag-raising ceremony at Golden Bauhinia Square in the financial capital. Photo: Reuters

Beijing formalises plan to tighten control over Hong Kong’s electoral system, effectively locking out ‘unpatriotic’ opposition members

  • National People’s Congress closes plenary session by approving changes that expand control of Beijing-friendly forces over Hong Kong’s political structure
  • While ‘patriots’ will be placed at the core of governing, one is not required to love the Communist Party, city’s leader says

Topic |   Two Sessions 2021 (Lianghui)
Police officers gesture next to Chinese and Hong Kong flags at a flag-raising ceremony at Golden Bauhinia Square in the financial capital. Photo: Reuters Police officers gesture next to Chinese and Hong Kong flags at a flag-raising ceremony at Golden Bauhinia Square in the financial capital. Photo: Reuters
Police officers gesture next to Chinese and Hong Kong flags at a flag-raising ceremony at Golden Bauhinia Square in the financial capital. Photo: Reuters
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