Hong Kong protesters face arrest on day of postponed election

Hundreds of demonstrators risked arrest on Sunday to protest Hong Kong’s new national security law and demand the right to vote, on what would have been the day of the 2020 Legislative Council elections, now postponed a year.At least two prominent activists, Figo Chan of the group Civil Human Rights Front and veteran legislator and democracy activist Leung Kwok-hung, known as “Long Hair,” were among 90 people arrested.Earlier this year, Chief Executive Carrie Lam triggered emergency powers to postpone the vote until 2021, citing a surge in Covid-19 cases, numbers of which have nearly reached t…

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