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    Hong Kong Civic Group Demand Universal Suffrage for 2017i
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    Rebecca Valli
    May 09, 2014 2:11 PM
    Hong Kong’s election for its next chief executive is not until 2017, but debate is already heating up over how much power voters will wield. With Beijing backing plans for a “nominating committee” to decide which candidates are eligible to run, one civic group is pushing for universal suffrage. Rebecca Valli has more in Hong Kong.

    Hong Kong Civic Group Demand Universal Suffrage for 2017

    Published May 09, 2014

    Hong Kong’s election for its next chief executive is not until 2017, but debate is already heating up over how much power voters will wield. With Beijing backing plans for a “nominating committee” to decide which candidates are eligible to run, one civic group is pushing for universal suffrage. Rebecca Valli has more in Hong Kong.


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