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Hong kong stay calm protesters
Oct 1, 2014
10:19 am
HONG KONG — If the US wants pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong to have a chance of winning Beijing's ear, the best thing to do may be to watch closely, but stay quiet. Already, China is exploiting the US stance for propaganda, in an effort to convince its citizens that the #UmbrellaRevolution is an example of foreign meddling.
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