HONG KONG | Events canceled, editor expelled: Hong Kong’s losing freedom
HONG KONG — Concerns have been raised about freedom of expression in Hong Kong following the cancellation of literary and artistic events and the refusal to allow an editor from the Financial Times to enter the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.
A look at three recent incidents and the effect they’re having on freedom of speech and civil rights:
AUTHOR MA JIAN’S EVENT CANCELED
A Hong Kong arts venue has canceled the appearance at a literary festival of exiled Chinese writer Ma Jian, known for his novels criticizing China’s ruling Communist Party.