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Stories of Hong Kong: Hopes and fears on landmark anniversary

Divided by age, wealth and politics, the people of Hong Kong will mark the 20th anniversary of its transfer from Britain back to China with contrasting emotions: anger and pessimism, pride and celebration. The semi-autonomous city still enjoys freedoms unseen on the mainland, but in recent years there has been increasing unrest. There have been rallies for democratic reform and an independence movement has emerged in response to what some regard as meddling by Beijing.
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