Lam backs Hong Kong electoral changes excluding opponents

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is giving her clear support to electoral changes that would likely further exclude opposition voices and cement Beijing's control over the city's politics

Lam backs Hong Kong electoral changes excluding opponents
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Lam gives support to electoral changes in Hong Kong

Lam gives support to electoral changes in Hong Kong
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