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China Hong kong elections democracy 17 9 2013

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Beijing promises universal suffrage in Hong Kong's 2017 election. But experts fear it will veto candidates critical of the Party.
China Hong kong elections democracy 17 9 2013

Pedestrians walk past election flags displayed in a street of Hong Kong on September 9, 2012. Beijing is under pressure as calls for full democracy grow and disenchantment with Chinese rule surges ahead of the 2017 election of a chief executive, which the mainland government has promised will be decided with universal suffrage.

Philippe Lopez