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Beijing and Hong Kong officials say election overhaul necessary to defend against ‘separatists’

Top Chinese and Hong Kong officials voiced support for an overhaul of Hong Kong’s electoral system to ensure “patriots administering Hong Kong” over the weekend, as Beijing moves to pass legislation to tighten control of the city’s already restrictive democracy. The move was necessary to defend against “separatists,” said China’s Vice-Premier Han Zheng during the […]