August 25, 2014

Keeping China Honest in Hong Kong

Adam Minter, Bloomberg

The Associated Press

How many times does China’s ruling Communist Party have to say that it opposes “genuine choice” in Hong Kong elections before the local democracy movement considers a Plan B?

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