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Hong Kong Electoral Reform Plan Ignores Protesters' Demands

Hong Kong's pro-Beijing government unveiled a set of electoral reform proposals that ignore the demands of pro-democracy protesters. The blueprint announced Wednesday technically allows the semi-autonomous Chinese territory to elect its leader in 2017 for the first time ever. But it also strictly complies with Beijing's insistence all candidates for the top leadership spot be approved by a pro-China nominating committee. Opposition lawmakers condemn the plan as an attempt at...

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