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Mainlanders join fight for Hong Kong's rights

Incomers from China have good reason to worry about Beijing tightening its grip

A few years ago, the elite Chinese International School of Hong Kong decided it would be a good idea to send its tenth graders to the mainland for a semester or two to perfect their mandarin language skills.

The most vociferous objections came not from long-standing Hongkongers but from locally-resident mainland parents, who insisted that they had not moved to Hong Kong just to see their kids forced to spend time back in the mainland -- even for a limited period.

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