China's Hu Swears In Hong Kong Leader, Protests Expected

HONG KONG (Reuters) - New Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying was sworn into office on Sunday by Chinese President Hu Jintao for a five-year term in which he will confront challenges ranging from human rights to democracy after a tumultuous year of transition and protest.

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