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Hong Kong passes sweeping pro-China electoral rules | Source: TRT World

Pro-China lawmakers attend the second meeting of “Improving Electoral System (Consolidated Amendments) Bill 2021” at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong on May 27, 2021. (AP)

Hong Kong’s legislature has passed a bill amending electoral laws that drastically reduces the public’s ability to vote and increases the number of pro-Beijing lawmakers making decisions for the city. The number of seats in Hong Kong’s legislature will be expanded to 90, with 40 of them elected by a largely pro-Beijing election committee.

Source: TRT World


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