Scuffles in Hong Kong at key vote for democrats

Scuffles in Hong Kong at key vote for democratsHong Kong’s best-known young activists were heckled by Chinese nationalists in tense scenes Sunday as the city’s pro-democracy camp tries to claw back lost seats in controversial by-elections. Sunday’s vote once more exposed the city’s deep political divide and comes as China takes an increasingly tough line against any challenges to its sovereignty. High-profile candidate Agnes Chow was barred from standing because her party promotes self-determination for the semi-autonomous city.

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