Ten of thousands vote as Hong Kong democracy 'referendum' kicks off (12)

Reuters 2014.06.20 11:38
By Emily Chung and Nikki Sun HONG KONG HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people voted for full democracy in Hong Kong within the first hour of an unofficial online referendum, a civil campaign that has sparked warnings from China's Communist Party leaders. Social tensions have steadily risen in the former British colony that returned to Chinese rule in 1997 - with pro-democracy activists threatening
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