Hong Kong: Broken promises | The Listening Post

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Published Jul 4, 2021, 6:51 AM
Twenty-four years since Britain handed Hong Kong back to China, the city has undergone a transformation. In recent years, Beijing has intensified the silencing of political dissent and the squeezing of media freedom - through new laws drawn up in the name of security, the jailing of critics, and the reigning in of adversarial journalism.

Contributors:

Chris Yeung - Chairperson, Hong Kong Journalists Association

Bao Choy - Freelance journalist, RTHK

Linda Wong - Journalist, Citizen News

Keith Richburg - Journalism and Media Studies Centre, Hong Kong University; president, Foreign Correspondents Club

Holden Chow - Vice chairman, Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong

Hong Kong: The assault on free speech

Three Hong Kongers talk about the shrinking space for freedom in their city, and the way it has affected their lives and work.

Contributors:

Lee Cheuk-yan - Founder, June 4th Museum

Wong Kei Kwan (Zunzi) - Political cartoonist

Nathan Law - Democracy activist

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