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#Viewpoint】District Councils are powerless, the most important implication of the election results is on the composition of 2021 Chief Executive Election Committee.

#DistrictCouncil #ChiefExecutive #CCP #China #HongKong
In 2012, Li Ka-shing openly voted for the scandal-troubled Henry Tang (who secured 285 votes), while Leung Chun-ying was only barely elected despite of Beijing's strong mobilization (who secured 689 votes).
In 2017, democrats and pro-local capital Liberal Party tried to stop the re-election of Leung Chun-ying by organizing ABC campaign, and Beijing defended its control power by replacing Leung with Carrie Lam (who secured 777 votes after abandonment of pro-local capital John Tsang).
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THREAD- Domestic Terrorism has always been a big threat, and it’s a good thing that the media is finally using this language. Dealing with it will take all levels of government of civil society. /1 #domesticterrorism #domesticterrorist #domesticterrorismlaw
Terrorism is social and political activism using violence or credibly threatening it. It is designed to create mass fear, and often has massive financial and logistical support. /2 #terrorism #domesticterrorism
Due to the potential for damage and mass casualties, the tremendous resources terrorists often have, and the exorbitant costs to society, Terrorism is in fact different than crime. Municipalities can predict murders over the course of a fiscal year, they can't afford bombs. /3
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