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Hong Kong’s Lam says China’s patriots-only rule is not meant to exclude democrats from politics

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has rejected claims that major political changes planned by Beijing are intended to suppress pro-democracy politicians after a senior Chinese official declared that only “patriots” should hold power in the city. Lam told reporters on Monday that the policy of “patriots ruling Hong Kong” was not new, was “only […]