All of Hong Kong’s supportive of vote based system legislators have reported their evacuation of four of
On Wednesday Beijing passed excuse public security. The they would leave
Unexpectedly since Hong Kong was given back to China in 1997 the body disagreeing voices.
BBC China reporter Stephen McDonnell says the assembly was at for the supportive of Beijing camp.
The excusal of the seen most China Kong’s opportunities – something Beijing denies.
Progressive alliance executive Wu Chi-wai told journalists following the legislators’ evacuation: “We tell the world that we actually have ‘one nation, two frameworks’, this pronounces its” Hong Kong – in the past a British settlement – to China under the to hold a larger number of rights and opportunities than the terrain until 2047.
However, in late June China passed a dubious, sweeping public security law in quite a while vote based system and against Beijing fights, which decreased Hong Kong’s self-rule and made rebuff demonstrators.
The city’s supportive of vote based 19 seats in the 70-seat lawmaking body. Each one of now left – either by leaving or by being excused.
The by China’s National People’s Congress Standing Committee on Wednesday says that be precluded in they uphold Hong Kong autonomy, decline unfamiliar powers meddle in the in different ways undermine public security. Hong Kong government courts.
Minutes after that goal passed, four administrators – Alvin Yeung, Kwok Ka-ki and Dennis Kwok of the Civic Party and Kenneth Leung of the Professionals Guild – were excused.
Every one of them four and they have Kong freedom.
“In seeing fair treatment vote based system excluded, it [disqualification] will be my honor,” Dennis Kwok said.
“We.are precluded. We will leave altogether,” Wu Chi-wai said. The 15 officials’ letter of abdication will be submitted on Thursday.
Two resistance legislators stay in the council – Cheng Chung-tai from the Civic Pierre Chan,
Chinese unfamiliar service representative Wang Wenbin said the exclusion of the in accordance with the constitution and laws”.
“This was for holding fast to Kong’s Basic Law, Hong Kong’s National Security Law,” he said at a news meeting in Beijing. have censured the move. UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab called the further attack on Hong Kong’s serious level of independence and opportunities under the UK-China Joint Declaration”.
“This mission to pester, smother and resistance discolors and subverts Hong Kong’s drawn out security.”
Basic International “Demolishing through means of the Chinese government makes a joke of law,” Asia-Pacific territorial chief Yamini Mishra said. chief, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, Beijing and there.
Addressing the media, Ms Lam said the were excluded had meet the now delayed decisions one year from now.
She added that she the Legislative Council” these must
South China Morning Post paper cited Ms no by-races would be held in the four now empty races were just nine months away.
What’s been occurring in Hong Kong?
As a Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong was to have its of laws, different ideological groups, and rights. may, the new security law for the city passed vote based system fights condemned “severance, disruption and plot with unfamiliar powers”.
Beijing said the law will restore solidness to said it successfully reduces the right to speak freely dissent.
After the presentation of the security law the British National Overseas (BNO) status a course to British citizenship.