Cliff Buddle
Cliff Buddle
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

Cliff Buddle

Hong Kong democracy: Beijing has dashed decades of hopes with radical reforms

  • Democratic development in Hong Kong could have been China’s greatest achievement in the city. How would Hong Kong have evolved if Beijing had permitted universal suffrage for the chief executive election as early as 2007? 
  • The recent electoral reforms, which leave little, if any, room for the opposition, mean we will never know

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