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Hong Kong democracy camp loses in crucial by-election

Hong Kong’s democracy movement took a hit on Monday in a crucial by-election as the city’s pro-Beijing establishment further tightened its grip. It is another blow to the democratic camp as room for opposition in semi-autonomous Hong Kong shrinks under an assertive China. Its representation in the legislature suffered a blow in 2016 when six elected […]