In this picture taken on October 31, 2014, Hong Kong's last British governor Chris Patten, holds a yellow umbrella - a symbol of the Occupy movement in Hong Kong - after it was given to him by a University of Oxford student in the audience during an event at the Oxford Union in Oxford. Photo: AFP

China was very much against democracy in Hong Kong even before handover, says Chris Patten

Former governor Chris Patten says that even before the handover, Beijing was resistant to granting Hong Kong universal suffrage

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In this picture taken on October 31, 2014, Hong Kong's last British governor Chris Patten, holds a yellow umbrella - a symbol of the Occupy movement in Hong Kong - after it was given to him by a University of Oxford student in the audience during an event at the Oxford Union in Oxford. Photo: AFP
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