China puts Hong Kong’s democracy on notice

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Mainland China is trying to snuff out the growing pro-independence movement in Hong Kong. During a swearing-in ceremony last month in Hong Kong, two elected politicians refused to declare allegiance to Mainland China. The Mainland legislature says they won’t be allowed to take office.


Photo: Protesters waving the Hong Kong colonial flag in front of China liaison office in Hong Kong. Voice of America.

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Guest:
Mei Fong - New America Foundation - @meifongwriter

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Jenny Hamel, Katie Cooper, Paul von Zielbauer