Jonathan Watts: Hong Kong democrats threaten battle over leadership succession

From Guardian Unlimited:

Hong Kong will enter uncharted constitutional waters today when its unpopular chief executive, Tung Chee-hwa, is expected to announce he is standing down in favour of his deputy, .

Amid fears that Beijing is engineering the first change of leadership since the British handover of power in 1997, Hong Kong democrats are threatening to challenge the legally hazy process.

March 10, 2005 12:08 PM
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