Daily Archives: July 17, 2014

Nominating committee

At least everyone is now in agreement that the key issue in Hong Kong’s universal suffrage discourse is the nominating committee, it’s composition, it’s procedures and it’s role – these are the key questions.

The next step for pro-democracy advocates is to focus on the details of Article 45, as discussed here, and explain to the public that Article 45 does not say what Beijing thinks it says, and that the nominating committee must act ‘in accordance with democratic procedures’.