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Hong Kong, China: Beijing Reportedly Planning More Crackdowns, Electoral Reforms

Jan 12, 2021 | 19:50 GMT

The Chinese government is reportedly considering more crackdowns and/or electoral reforms in Hong Kong to limit the pro-democracy camp’s prospects in planned Sept. 5 legislative elections for fear that its pro-Beijing allies in the city may otherwise fail to win a majority, The Japan Times reported Jan. 12, citing unnamed sources with “direct knowledge of China’s plans.”...

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