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Beijing adopts electoral law reform for Hong Kong

The stab in the back for Hong Kong’s remaining democratic structures was accompanied by a long round of applause from political leaders. On Thursday, 2895 delegates of the National People’s Congress (NCP) in Beijing had voted in favor of the proposed electoral law reform, which finally turns the formerly competition-oriented Hong Kong system of government into an authoritarian copy in the sense of the People’s Republic of China.

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