The patriotism restriction is intended to disqualify any candidate whom the Communist Party deems unsympathetic to one-party rule in China. Photo: Reuters

Beijing's patriotism test finds no support in the Basic Law

Stephen Hall says dictatorial regimes cynically define it as party support

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The patriotism restriction is intended to disqualify any candidate whom the Communist Party deems unsympathetic to one-party rule in China. Photo: Reuters
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