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Hong Kong Residents Demand 'Full Democracy' from China

Thousands of Hong Kong residents have joined an annual New Year's Day march to demand China allow them to elect their own leaders.Police estimated over 6,000 people set off on the march Wednesday from Victoria Park, but organizers said over 10,000 participated.The semi-autonomous Chinese city is set to hold elections in 2017, but many fear Beijing will go back on its promise to allow a free vote.Peter Tsui, one of the marchers, expressed frustration over the mainland's interference...

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