At least two-thirds of Hong Kong’s remaining opposition district councillors are expected to be disqualified. Photo: Felix Wong At least two-thirds of Hong Kong’s remaining opposition district councillors are expected to be disqualified. Photo: Felix Wong
At least two-thirds of Hong Kong’s remaining opposition district councillors are expected to be disqualified. Photo: Felix Wong

More than 70 Hong Kong opposition district councillors quit ahead of coming cull under new rule aimed at removing ‘unpatriotic’ office-holders

  • Posting protest-related slogans on office walls joins list of reasons for removal, government source says, noting national security law violations not required
  • At least 76 opposition councillors resign as news of coming move circulated, including a requirement they return their salaries

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
At least two-thirds of Hong Kong’s remaining opposition district councillors are expected to be disqualified. Photo: Felix Wong At least two-thirds of Hong Kong’s remaining opposition district councillors are expected to be disqualified. Photo: Felix Wong
At least two-thirds of Hong Kong’s remaining opposition district councillors are expected to be disqualified. Photo: Felix Wong
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