From ignoring, Hong Kong leader, Carrie Lam, adopted a ‘listening mode’. But, this is insufficient to address Hong Kong’s democracy concerns, says Sophie Richardson.
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After joining China, Hong Kong has struggled to maintain its democratic nature against pressures from the mainland but a determined pro-democracy population refuses to give ground. Keep an eye on this key city. Also check out our section on World Democracy.
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