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Democracy activist Law urges Hong Kong voters to ignore Dec. 19 election

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LONDON (Reuters) – Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law called on voters in his home city to ignore a legislative election this month, the first under sweeping new rules imposed by Beijing, saying they should not lend the vote any legitimacy. China announced in March broad changes to the former British colony’s electoral system, reducing the number of directly elected representatives and increasing the number of Beijing-approved officials in an expanded legislature. Candidates in the election, scheduled for Dec. 19 after being postponed for more than a year due to the coronavirus, are also …

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