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Chinese official signals further targeting of Hong Kong 'dissidents'

Zhang Xiaoming hails removal of opposition lawmakers as 'good precedent'

Zhang Xiaoming, deputy director of the State Council's Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office, speaks at the Basic Law 30th Anniversary Legal Summit on Tuesday. (Screenshot from the Hong Kong Department of Justice YouTube page)

HONG KONG -- Senior Chinese Communist Party officials signaled on Tuesday that a further clamp down on opposition is likely in Hong Kong following a year of social unrest, stressing that the city must be governed by patriots.

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