Beijing's stance will make some sort of public showdown between the Occupy Central movement and the Hong Kong authorities almost inevitable. Photo: Bloomberg

A blow for Hong Kong, a lost opportunity for China's democratic progress

Stephen Young says Beijing's refusal to countenance a move towards meaningful democracy for Hong Kong will set back national progress

Topic |   Universal suffrage in Hong Kong
Beijing's stance will make some sort of public showdown between the Occupy Central movement and the Hong Kong authorities almost inevitable. Photo: Bloomberg
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