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Two democratically elected Hong Kong lawmakers have been banned from taking office by Beijing

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China’s top law-making body issued a rare interpretation of the Basic Law that governs Hong Kong on Monday, November 7, that effectively ousts two democratically elected officials from office permanently." This article from Quartz includes a translation into English of that announcement from Beijing.
4 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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