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Hong Kong is setting up an election without a real opposition

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Hong Kong is setting up an election without a real oppositionHong Kong (CNN)Hong Kong's decision to bar 12 pro-democracy candidates from standing in forthcoming local elections has raised serious concerns over whether genuine political opposition will be tolerated in the city following the imposition of a new security law by Beijing. A special administrative region (SAR) of China, Hong Kong has a partially-autonomous political and legal system, including a limited form of democracy evolved from its days under British colonial rule. Those limits and the inability of the government to continue a transition to full democracy have long been criticized by the city's opposition, and sparked mass protest movements. And certainly, there is a lot to take issue...
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Hong Kong government warns more nominees could face similar decision as the disqualified 12, including Joshua Wong.

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