China’s President Xi Jinping (C) applauds with other leaders and delegates after they voted on changes to Hong Kong’s election system during the closing session of the National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 11, 2021.

China’s President Xi Jinping (C) applauds with other leaders and delegates after they voted on changes to Hong Kong’s election system during the closing session of the National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 11, 2021. (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP) (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP via Getty Images)