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Hong Kong: Prominent Activist Barred from Elections

Expand Hong Kong democratic activist Joshua Wong speaks to the media in Hong Kong on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. Wong announced plans to contest local elections and warns that any attempt to disqualify him will only spur more support for monthslong pro-democracy protests. © 2019 AP Photo/Kin Cheung (New York) – The Hong Kong Electoral Affairs Commission (EAC) should immediately reverse its decision to disqualify the candidacy of Joshua Wong, a prominent pro-democracy activist, for upcoming district council elections, Human Rights Watch said today. On October 29, 2019, the EAC notified Wong that…

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