An empty meeting room at Southern District Council. Photo: Nora Tam
An empty meeting room at Southern District Council. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong district councils at a standstill as opposition members barred from holding meetings or electing new heads

  • As disqualification over new oath rule looms, remaining opposition members complain they are being frozen out by officials’ preferential treatment, and residents will suffer
  • Pro-establishment rivals, however, say the deadlock will not affect matters, as they are communicating with authorities via various channels

An empty meeting room at Southern District Council. Photo: Nora Tam
An empty meeting room at Southern District Council. Photo: Nora Tam
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