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Over 600,000 Hongkongers vote in opposition primaries defying China’s newly imposed national security law

Over 600,000 Hongkongers voted over the weekend in primaries as a symbolic protest vote against tough national security laws imposed by Beijing. The unofficial poll will decide the strongest pro-democracy candidates to contest elections in September for the Hong Kong’s Legislative Council. They aim to seize majority control for the first time from pro-Beijing rivals. […]