Activists confront Beijing official in Hong Kong

Activists confront Beijing official in Hong Kong
 

HONG Kong pro-democracy legislators disrupted a Beijing official's speech yesterday as he explained a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.
They chanted slogans and held up placards accusing China’s central government of “breaking its promise” to let Hong Kong directly elect its leader. Some stood on chairs and pumped their fists, waving signs that read “Shameful” and “Loss of faith”.
The noisy demonstration at the start of the speech by Li Fei, a deputy secretary general of the standing committee of the National People’s... read more

 
2 September 2014 in World News, Views: 37
Source: Scotsman
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