Hong Kong election tests Beijing's 'increasing interference'

The vote is seen as a litmus test gauging reaction to Beijing's increased interference in the city’s governance.

    Polls have opened in Hong Kong's legislative council by-elections.

    More than two million people are expected to cast their ballots to fill four of six seats formerly held by pro-democracy politicians.

    The vote is seen as a litmus test gauging reaction to Beijing's increased interference in the city’s governance.

    Al Jazeera's Divya Gopalan reports from Hong Kong.


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