China has definitely put an end to democracy in Hong Kong. There, however, are a few remaining pockets of resistance. William Yang (Taipei) had this information in DW. Here is an excerpt:
Hong Kong’s Citizen News had just celebrated its fifth anniversary in the first few days of 2022, but the independent news outlet abruptly announced its decision to close down on the evening of January 2.
The next day, the front page of the website was filled with sentimental reflections from their journalists. Rather than writing other people’s stories as usual, they were expressing their complicated feelings and reflecting on what could be the end of their career.
Journalist Wong, who did not want to reveal his first name, reflected on that dramatic day, as all his colleagues were busy putting out their last reports on the final day of Citizen News.
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