Protests loom as Hong Kong braces for new leader




 
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Protests loom as Hong Kong braces for new leader
 
March 20th, 2012  
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Protests loom as Hong Kong braces for new leader
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of protestors could take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to demonstrate against the scandal-ridden selection of the city's next chief executive, angry they had no say in the vote and at Beijing's stifling of full democracy for the territory it regained from Britain in 1997. "You'll get another mass demonstration," a senior civil servant with a key policy portfolio told Reuters on condition of anonymity. More than 30 civic, student and pro-democracy groups are planning to demonstrate. ...




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