May 10, 2022
Hong Kong Leader Says China Patriots Now Firmly in Charge
By Associated Press
Chief Executive Carrie Lam thanked the government in Beijing for “improving Hong Kong’s electoral system” a day after John Lee was almost unanimously chosen as her successor.
December 18, 2021
Hong Kong’s Rigged Election
By Michael Mo
Sunday’s Legislative Council polls are a test of the resistance of pro-democracy Hong Kongers.
December 01, 2021
‘Patriots Only’: Hong Kong’s New Election System in Action
By Jessie Lau and Shui-yin Sharon Yam
Changes to Hong Kong’s election system, as well as the overarching national security law, have all but killed any formal political opposition.
June 09, 2021
Beijing’s Tried-and-Tested Plan to Hollow out Hong Kong’s Legislature
By Simon Shen
The PRC has a long history of remaking institutions, but keeping up the language and appearance of the past.
May 27, 2021
Hong Kong Changes Electoral Law, Reduces Direct Public Vote
By Zen Soo
Hong Kong officially enacted the electoral changes suggested by Beijing back in March.
March 31, 2021
Less Democracy, More ‘Patriots’: Hong Kong’s New Electoral System
By Jessie Lau
The most significant government reforms since the city’s handover in 1997 consolidate Beijing's control over Hong Kong's government.