China Targets Hong Kong Democracy The Chinese Communist Party seeks to quiet growing demands for increased democracy in Hong Kong. With calls for universal suffrage in the city becoming frequent, Beijing responds with a campaign of its own, declaring that anyone who supports the democracy camp in Hong Kong cannot be called a "Chinese patriot." NPR's Rob Gifford reports.
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The Chinese Communist Party seeks to quiet growing demands for increased democracy in Hong Kong. With calls for universal suffrage in the city becoming frequent, Beijing responds with a campaign of its own, declaring that anyone who supports the democracy camp in Hong Kong cannot be called a "Chinese patriot." NPR's Rob Gifford reports.