Small, obscure but newly powerful: a closer look at community groups that will help decide make-up of Hong Kong’s Election Committee

Several obscure groups will help choose members of a revamped Election Committee that will decide Hong Kong’s next leader, a Post investigation has found.The organisations successfully registered with the committee’s new grass-roots wing, a subsector created earlier this year to give the working class a wider say in government. A number of them, however, counted fewer than 200 followers on Facebook and shared an identical address.Critics argued the inclusion of the little-known groups, with…

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