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Some Hong Kong lawmakers may quit to put heat on government

Some Hong Kong lawmakers may quit to put heat on government

November 1, 2014

HONG KONG, Nov 1 — Leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Occupy protests are turning to sympathetic legislators in their push for unfettered elections as prospects dim for more dialogue with the city’s government. Pro-democracy lawmakers are considering resigning from the Legislative Council, forcing by-elections that would serve as a proxy vote on constitutional reform, according to Alex Chow, secretary-general of the Hong Kong Federation of Students. Chow’s group was one of at... Read more

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