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Hong Kong Councilor: Beijing Manipulated Election

A pro-Beijing Liberal Party candidate who recently dropped out of Hong Kong's Legislative Council election alleged Wednesday that three mainlanders had made threats that forced him to quit. Addressing a news conference in Hong Kong, Ken Chow Wing-kan, a longtime district councilor, said it was on August 24, the day before he suddenly suspended his campaign, that a friend invited him to a hotel in the nearby city of Shenzhen to discuss “important issues.” Upon arriving, he was...

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