Hong Kong Protesters Denied Entry to China as They Seek Dialogue

November 15, 2014 11:29 AM

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Hong Kong student leaders of pro-democracy protests were blocked from flying to Beijing as they sought to meet with Chinese leaders to press their case for open elections for the chief executive in 2017.

Three members of the Hong Kong Federation of Students were told by airline personnel that they couldn’t board because, mainland authorities canceled their so-called home return permits, federation Secretary General Alex Chow told reporters at Hong Kong International Airport today, in comments broadc...

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