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Debate Begins Over Hong Kong's Electoral Reform

Debate on universal suffrage in Hong Kong started Wednesday in a legislative session focusing on the proposed plan's electoral reform.  Thousands of demonstrators for and against the proposed change gathered outside of city government offices. For many the debate is also over the city’s economic and political future.    The vote expected this week is the culmination of months of protests by more than 100,000 demonstrators who pressed for Hong Kong to have an open...

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