The Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong, and eleven other prominent Pro-democracy candidates have been excluded from the election for the Parliament of the Chinese special administrative region. As the public broadcaster RTHK reported Thursday, they received letters from the electoral office that your nomination for the September planned to vote for the legislative Council was invalid and thus rejected. The group included Dennis Kwok, Kwok Ka-ki and Alvin Leung of the Civic Party, and Lester Shum.
The Beijing fidelity government supported the decision and pointed out that all nominees would need to actively support the basic law of Hong Kong. According to this Definition, suitable nobody of the members of the state security law does not support the self-determination or independence for Hong Kong's support, the intervention of foreign governments to seek or threaten with its voice, put pressure on the government, "certain political demands" to be met, such as RTHK quoted.
"Beijing shows complete disregard to the will of the Hong Kong", wrote Wong on Twitter, and pointed out that he got in the primaries of the democratic camp have the most votes. Beijing trample the last pillar of the autonomy in Hong Kong and attempts to keep the legislative Council is in the grip of, - wrote the activist. "Our resistance will continue."
Whether the election will take place as planned, according to reports in the media, but questionable. The government could postpone the vote by one year and to justify the recent sharp increase in infections with the Coronavirus in the densely populated Asian metropolis refer to. Chief Secretary Carrie Lam, could announce a decision on Friday.Updated Date: 30 July 2020, 11:19