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Hong Kong protests

Five things to know a day before Hong Kong's district elections

City government has expressed concern over disruption due to ongoing unrest

The local elections are an opportunity for Hong Kongers to express their anger at the current government, analysts say.   © Reuters

HONG KONG -- Voters in Hong Kong head to the polls on Sunday for the most closely watched District Council elections since the 1997 handover. The normally staid local polls, held every four years, have taken on a greater urgency amid the widespread and often violent anti-government protests that are now in their sixth month.

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