Patriotism is hardly a Chinese invention

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    #Beijing says now only patriots can run for elected offices in #HongKong, which some people in the West say would “undermine” the city’s #democracy and “compromise” its freedom. CGTN’s Wang Guan says a “patriotism” rule for elected offices is not unique. Similar laws exist in the U.S. and Spain, for example, and were invoked to put down riots and secessionist acts.

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