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Hong Kong leader unveils vote reform plan

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Hong Kong's leader will unveil the government's vision for electoral reform Tuesday as public pressure for democracy grows and activists pledge to take over the city if their demands are not met. 

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying delivers a speech in the city on April 23, 2014

Discontent has escalated over what is seen as increasing interference from China and Beijing's insistence that it vet candidates before the vote for the city's next leader in 2017.

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