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The ‘one country, two systems’ model for the governance of Hong Kong is under strain. Can the Chinese government demonstrate the flexibility necessary to halt the emergence of an indigenous independence movement?jainjani_newsbrief_sept_vol.36_no.5.pdfHong Kong’s democracy movement received considerable global attention during and after the so-called ‘Umbrella Revolution’ in 2014 (when thousands gathered on the streets of the city to protest against Beijing’s proposed reforms to the Hong Kong electoral system). The city-state’s financial importance and unique constitutional structure have raised the stakes in its ongoing stalemate with China over political liberalisation. Ever since the 1980s, the city’s vocal democracy movement has …read more

Source: Royal United Services Institute (UK)

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