Hong Kong district council elections

Hong Kong district council elections

Hong Kong’s District Council elections were held on November 24. The pro-democracy bloc won 392 out of 452 seats, while their pro-establishment rivals took the remaining 60.

How Chinese state media downplayed Hong Kong election results
The Chinese government has tried to brush aside a historic election win by Hong Kong’s pro-democracy camp by downplaying the results in news reports and preventing internet users from talking about it.  Pro-Beijing politicians suffered a bitter defeat in Sunday’s district council elections, losing most of the seats they previously held to rivals who campaigned on their support for the monthslong anti-government protests. About 57% of the voters backed pro-democracy candidates, most of whom openly support protesters’ demands, which include an investigation into police conduct and democratic reforms.  The stunning win by the pro-democracy camp has made international headlines. It is seen as
How Chinese state media downplayed Hong Kong election results