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Legislators, Rights Advocates Urge More US Action on Hong Kong Reforms

Members of U.S. Congress and human rights groups are urging the U.S. government to do more for Hong Kong’s democracy ahead of a vote next week in Hong Kong on the territory’s electoral reform package. At a hearing on the democratic developments in Asia on Thursday, Representative Matt Salmon (R-AZ), chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, said 2015 is a critical year for Hong Kong’s democracy, but he is skeptical of the electoral reform package. “I’m very concerned that...

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