Hong Kong to begin political reform consultation
7 January 2015
Pro-democracy campaigners have continued to call for political reform. The banners read "I want genuine universal suffrage"
<p id="story_continues_1" class="introduction">The Hong Kong government is due to begin a second round of consultation on how the territory's leader is elected. <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">It comes after more than two months of pro-democracy protests, which drew tens of thousands at their peak. </span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">China's government has agreed to public elections for Hong Kong's leader for the first time in 2017, but wants to maintain control over who can run. </span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Pro-democracy legislators have vowed to veto any government proposals that fall short of "genuine" democracy.</span></p><p><div>[toc hidden:1]</div>
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