US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the election reform bill passed by the Legislative Council “severely constrains people in Hong Kong from meaningfully participating in their own governance”. Photo: AFP US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the election reform bill passed by the Legislative Council “severely constrains people in Hong Kong from meaningfully participating in their own governance”. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the election reform bill passed by the Legislative Council “severely constrains people in Hong Kong from meaningfully participating in their own governance”. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong’s new election bill slammed by US secretary of state Antony Blinken

  • Antony Blinken says the bill ‘severely constrains people in Hong Kong from meaningfully participating in their own governance’
  • He also called for the dropping of charges ‘against all individuals charged under the National Security Law and other laws merely for standing for election’

Topic |   Hong Kong electoral changes
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the election reform bill passed by the Legislative Council “severely constrains people in Hong Kong from meaningfully participating in their own governance”. Photo: AFP US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the election reform bill passed by the Legislative Council “severely constrains people in Hong Kong from meaningfully participating in their own governance”. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the election reform bill passed by the Legislative Council “severely constrains people in Hong Kong from meaningfully participating in their own governance”. Photo: AFP
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