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    28 Jan 2011 列印 E-mail

    Category

       One Country Two Systems Principle

    Issue

    • Wang Dan is denied entry to Hong Kong

    News Content

    • In a press conference yesterday, Wang said: ‘I feel sorry for Hong Kong because I can see that “one country, two systems” is dead. He denounced the SAR government’s decision as ‘very regrettable, maddening and dissatisfying.’ He urged the government to explain its decision.
    • Lee Cheuk-yan, acting chairman of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China, believe the central government did not want to send a message that is was easing up on the taboo subject – the Tiananmen democratic movement 1989.
    • Democratic Party legislator Cheung Man-kwong said that the definition of the ‘one country two systems’ has changed to: ‘one country’ overrides ‘two systems’.

    Questions

    • Mr. Choy Chi-keung, Chinese university political scientist told SCMP that the government’s decision to ban Wang’s entry to HK shows again Beijing was the real master of the city. He said: ‘Beijing plays a more important role in who can come in and who cannot.’
    • The government’s refusal to let Wang Dan and Wuer Kaixi enter HK has undermined people’s confidence to the implementation of the ‘one country two systems’ principle.