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China People's Congress

Chinese parliament set to reverse Hong Kong's march to democracy

Mainland-imposed electoral overhaul risks undermining city's role as a global financial hub

Security personnel guard the Great Hall of the People in Beijing: China has been tightening its grip on Hong Kong under the administration of Chinese President Xi Jinping.   © Reuters

HONG KONG -- The democracy movement in Hong Kong faces possible extinction with China expected to unveil wide-ranging changes to the city's election process at the National People's Congress starting Friday, the latest move by Chinese President Xi Jinping to quash dissent in the once-autonomous territory.

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