Democratic Party leaders, including Lam Cheuk-ting (second left) and Andrew Wan (second right), are embroiled in an internal row with another faction of the party. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Democratic Party leaders, including Lam Cheuk-ting (second left) and Andrew Wan (second right), are embroiled in an internal row with another faction of the party. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Bitter internal row brewing within Hong Kong’s Democratic Party over whether to contest Legislative Council elections

  • Vocal minority faction argues city’s largest opposition party should contest polls, despite rules being rewritten by Beijing
  • Others say standing in elections would reduce party to mere ‘political window dressing’

Democratic Party leaders, including Lam Cheuk-ting (second left) and Andrew Wan (second right), are embroiled in an internal row with another faction of the party. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Democratic Party leaders, including Lam Cheuk-ting (second left) and Andrew Wan (second right), are embroiled in an internal row with another faction of the party. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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