China denies full democracy for Hong Kong (18)

Al Jazeera 2014.08.31 15:21
Electoral framework allows direct elections in 2017, but rules out direct nomination of candidates by voters. China has endorsed a framework for the first direct election in Hong Kong in two years, but stopped short of allowing citizens of the special administrative region from directly nominating candidates, which activists have been demanding. The National People's Congress Standing Committee decided on Sunday that
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