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Hong Kong democrats condemn China’s 2012 vote snub

December 30, 2007

HONG KONG (AFP) – Hong Kong‘s pro-democracy camp Sunday condemned China‘s decision to delay the direct election of the city’s leader until at least 2017 but some analysts and media gave it a cautious welcome.

Albert Chan, a lawmaker with the League of Social Democrats, said the democracy movement now needed to adopt a radical approach and called for a campaign of non-cooperation, with a blanket vote against all government bills.

“We need to disrupt our administration and force them to rethink the consequences of depriving Hong Kong people’s political rights,” he said on local broadcaster RTHK’s “Letter to Hong Kong.”

“Without changes, in another 20 years>>>>

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