Hong Kong ousts four legislators in blow to pro-democracy opposition3 min read 11 Nov 2020, 04:28 PM IST
The four assembly members had previously been disqualified from running for re-election
China denies curbing rights and freedoms in the global financial hub but authorities in Hong Kong and Beijing have moved swiftly to stifle dissent after anti-government protests
Hong Kong expelled four opposition members from its legislature on Wednesday after Beijing gave city authorities new powers to curb dissent, raising the prospect of a walk-out in protest by pro-democracy legislators.
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