Hong Kong elections: what is DQ or disqualification, who decides and will more hopefuls get banned?

Hong Kong has a record of invalidating opposition candidates in elections and disqualifying sitting lawmakers deemed to have crossed certain red lines.With the new sweeping national security law Beijing has imposed on Hong Kong in place, opposition hopefuls and political pundits are predicting more will probably be stopped from running in the Legislative Council elections in September.Here’s a look at the past instances of disqualification and what is at stake this time, if elections are held…

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