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Hong Kong leader backs Beijing critique of western democracy, claims ‘patriots only’ election has diversity

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has backed comments by a top Chinese official that the upcoming “patriots only” election will be an exercise in “unprecedented” diversity while condemning the “blind pursuit” of western-style democracy in the past. Speaking a day after Xia Baolong, the head of China’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, made the […]