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Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Lawmakers Threaten Mass Resignattion

Pro-democracy members of Hong Kong’s Legislature will resign “en masse” if Beijing will disqualify the four of them for failing to comply with the city’s Basic Law, said the bloc on Monday.

Pro-democracy members of Hong Kong’s Legislature will resign “en masse” if Beijing will disqualify the four of them for failing to comply with the city’s Basic Law, said the bloc on Monday.

The inability of the people of Hong Kong to elect their leaders and all of their lawmakers has been at the core of the swelling opposition to Beijing’s rule, including the violent protests that broke out just last year.

Hong Kong’s democracy camp was under attack since Beijing has imposed a sweeping national security law in response to the protests that have occurred, including arrests for social media posts, activists fleeing overseas and political disqualifications.

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