Eroding freedom

Ransdell, E.; Bartal, D.
September 1991
U.S. News & World Report;9/16/91, Vol. 111 Issue 12, p44
Reports that when Hong Kong's 1.7 million voters go to the polls September 15 to elect 18 members of a 60-seat Legislative Council, they will be participating in the British colony's first-ever democratic elections. Hong Kong has lost much of theindependence it hoped to preserve; The agreement signed last week between British Prime Minister John Major and Chinese Premier Li Peng; What the election represents; How Hong Kong residents are preparing for 1997.


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