Sunday, March 29, 2015   

Think tank warns against backtracking on reform
(02-06 17:11)

A conservative US think-tank, the Heritage Foundation, has warned that any backtracking on promises of electoral reform could undermine Hong Kong's rule of law and lead to political instability.
It also says its economic-freedom index is being "misused" -- if the Secretary for Justice, Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung, is telling the Hong Kong people to accept "imperfect" democracy or risk seeing the SAR's international standing lowered.
Yuen had earlier cited the Heritage Foundation's International Index of Economic Freedom as one such vulnerable league table. --RTHK   
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