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Protests will lead to 'mainlandisation' of Hong Kong as Beijing seeks to restore control over city, say experts

BEIJING - The escalating crisis in Hong Kong is pitting the city's young protesters squarely against the Chinese leadership in Beijing.

The angry youth are calling for greater democratic rights, but such reforms are out of the question for the Special Administrative Region.

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