Updated: 01 September 2014 18:45
Protests in Hong Kong as China rules out open elections

Beijing announces that it will control nominations for chief executive election in 2017



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Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have promised large-scale demonstrations and civil disobedience, after China's parliament ruled that it will control nominations for elections in 2017.

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