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World must defend democratic results of Hong Kong primaries: Nathan Law

China wants to disqualify winners to keep opposition voices out of Legislative Council

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Pro-democracy activist Nathan Law speaks during a press conference on June 19: the momentum of the movement shows no signs of dying down.   © Getty Images

Nathan Law Kwun-chung is a former Hong Kong legislator and founding chairperson of pro-democracy activist group Demosisto. He is currently studying for a master's program at Yale University.

While the international community might no longer have high hopes that the energy of Hong Kong's protest movement can be sustained, last week its people stood up once again and proved that their courage and bravery would not be tarnished by the threat posed by China and its sweeping national security law.

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