Democracy scares Beijing (Standard)

“Beijing is frightened by democracy and anything it cannot control, a former adviser to one-time party general secretary Zhao Ziyang told The Standard yesterday.

That is why Beijing has finally revealed its intention to control the politics of Hong Kong, Wu Guoguang said.”

The full report in Hong Kong’s The Standard is here.

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