Chinese Regime

Top Party Official Seems to Soften Line on Hong Kong

Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, delivers a work report in Beijing on March 9, 2014. Zhang recently qualified the demand that Hong Kong's new chief executive be "patriotic." (Goh Chai Hin/AFP/Getty Images)
Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, delivers a work report in Beijing on March 9, 2014. Zhang recently qualified the demand that Hong Kong's new chief executive be "patriotic." (Goh Chai Hin/AFP/Getty Images)

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