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One Country, Two Systems: Hong Kong Concern Grows Over China Clampdown

One Country, Two Systems is the concept implemented by former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping. Hong Kong Democratic Party Chair Emily Lau equates the policy to a firewall between the central Communist government and Hong Kong, designed to preserve local freedoms following the 1997 handoff from Britain to Beijing. In late 2015, five Hong Kong booksellers were held by Chinese officials for various crimes, some of which dated back more than a decade. Human Rights Watch China researcher Maya...

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