China’s leaders may be on the brink of redefining ‘democracy‘for the region. Photo: EPA
Rana Mitter
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by Rana Mitter

The mystery of China’s eagerness to own the term ‘democracy’

Once seemingly on the path towards liberalisation, China is now in position to redefine the term for the region, taking ownership and reshaping the term in its own, more authoritarian image

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China’s leaders may be on the brink of redefining ‘democracy‘for the region. Photo: EPA
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