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Hong Kong Civic Group Pushes for Voting Rights

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, “Occupy Central with Love and Peace,” (OCLP) is pushing for universal suffrage. “This is a democratic movement, we want people from different communities to get involved in the whole process," said Kinman Chan, one of the...

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