China trying to ‘erode democratic elements’, ‘eliminate dissenting voices’ in Hong Kong with electoral reform, G7 says

//China trying to ‘erode democratic elements’, ‘eliminate dissenting voices’ in Hong Kong with electoral reform, G7 says

China trying to ‘erode democratic elements’, ‘eliminate dissenting voices’ in Hong Kong with electoral reform, G7 says

The Group of Seven (G7) nations issued a statement expressing “grave concerns” about Beijing’s plan to change Hong Kong’s electoral system, which was approved on Thursday by China’s national legislature.The G7, a powerful group consisting of the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom, said the changes will “stifle political pluralism” and “erode democratic elements of the electoral system” in Hong Kong.“Such a decision strongly indicates that the authorities…

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