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Published on: October 2, 2014
See No Evil
The EU’s Deafening Silence on Hong Kong’s Democratic Deficit

In 1997, the EU pledged its support to the “one country, two systems” formula and to Beijing’s promise to bring democratic elections to Hong Kong. Yet the EU has remained silent since the confrontation between Beijing and the pro-democracy activists began to grow hot this summer.

Giovanna Maria Dora Dore is a political economist, formerly at the World Bank and currently a fellow in the Asian Studies Program at the School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University.
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