No open Hong Kong nominations
China’s legislature says election option would result in chaos
Posted: September 1, 2014 at 3:16 a.m.
BEIJING -- China's legislature on Sunday ruled out allowing open nominations in the inaugural election for Hong Kong's leader, saying they would create a "chaotic society." Democracy activists in the Asian financial hub responded by saying that a long-threatened mass occupation of the heart of the city "will definitely happen."
This story is only available from our archives.