Carrie Lam says the concept common to some Western democracies has never applied to Hong Kong, and this has raised fears city safeguards are being watered down. Photo: ReutersCarrie Lam says the concept common to some Western democracies has never applied to Hong Kong, and this has raised fears city safeguards are being watered down. Photo: Reuters
Carrie Lam says the concept common to some Western democracies has never applied to Hong Kong, and this has raised fears city safeguards are being watered down. Photo: Reuters
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Separation of powers row shows need for checks and balances

  • Carrie Lam says the concept common to some Western democracies has never applied to Hong Kong, and this has raised fears city safeguards are being watered down

Carrie Lam says the concept common to some Western democracies has never applied to Hong Kong, and this has raised fears city safeguards are being watered down. Photo: ReutersCarrie Lam says the concept common to some Western democracies has never applied to Hong Kong, and this has raised fears city safeguards are being watered down. Photo: Reuters
Carrie Lam says the concept common to some Western democracies has never applied to Hong Kong, and this has raised fears city safeguards are being watered down. Photo: Reuters
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