Beijing's patriotism test finds no support in the Basic Law

By Stephen Hall , 24 February 2015
photo credit: BBC
photo credit: BBC
<p>&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Ever since August 31, when the National People's Congress Standing Committee laid out a range of restrictions on the 2017 chief executive election, Hong Kong has been in political and social turmoil.</span></p><p>In deciding that the 2017 election will be limited to a popular choice between only two or three candidates who must "love the country and love Hong Kong", the Standing Committee has set the city's constitutional development on an unlawful and unwise path. This virtually guarantees further turbulence in the years ahead.</p>
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