40-nil: Pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker won election through chaos & repression

Pro-Beijing candidate Starry Lee from the DAB party has been elected House Committee chairperson through 40-nil vote after obvious repression on the democrats.

Democratic lawmaker Ted Hui was carried out of the chamber by force.

Pan-democratic legislator Chu Hoi-dick scuffles with security during Legislative Council’s House Committee meeting, in Hong Kong, China May 18, 2020. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Starry Lee Wai-king, candidate of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB), waves behind a campaign placard on the election day for the Legislative Council in Hong Kong September 9, 2012. Hong Kong residents voted for a new legislature on Sunday, a day after the territory’s Beijing-backed leader backed down on a plan to introduce a compulsory Chinese school curriculum after tens of thousands of people took to the streets. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu (CHINA- Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
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