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"The fact that Hong Kong immigration deals differently with Falun Gong adherents now than it did 10 years ago is a clear indication that China has strengthened its hold on the [territory's] domestic politics," Mr. Tkacik said. "It's a disturbing reminder that Hong Kong is not wholly independent from Beijing's influence."
The action served to limit protests against Chinese President Hu Jintao during a visit to Hong Kong on July 1, the 10th anniversary of the city's return to Chinese rule, said John J. Tkacik Jr., a China scholar at the Washington-based Heritage Foundation.