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Sat May 7, 2022, 10:40 PM

Hong Kong's John Lee: Ex-security chief set to become new leader

Source: BBC

John Lee is set to be named Hong Kong's new leader on Sunday, once a closed voting process in which he is the sole candidate concludes.

His appointment is being widely seen as a move by the Chinese government to tighten its grip on the city.

Known as a staunch Beijing supporter, Mr Lee oversaw the sometimes violent crackdowns on pro-democracy protestors in 2019.

Mr Lee replaces outgoing chief executive Carrie Lam.

Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-61345463

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SouthBayDem May 7 OP
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cstanleytech May 8 #2
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Response to SouthBayDem (Original post)

Sat May 7, 2022, 10:44 PM

1. Sad.....the killing of their economic/cultural engines.

World moves on.

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Sun May 8, 2022, 07:28 AM

2. "closed voting process in which he is the sole candidate"

Umm if he is the sole candidate its not an election.

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Sun May 8, 2022, 09:29 AM

3. Fuck him....fucking authoritarian lackey....just like that Carrie Lam.....

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