China has successfully ended democracy in Hong Kong, transforming it from a free city to an authoritarian police territory. But there are more facets of Hong Kong’s changing identity due to China’s crackdown on rights. Ole Tangen Jr. had this information in Deutsche Welle. Here is an excerpt:
Hong Kong authorities are pursuing new laws to tighten the city-state’s grip on public discourse critical of its Beijing-aligned government.
Residents are resorting to self-censorship and many feel that their city’s progressive identity may have been permanently lost.
Speaking at the 2021 China Internet Media Forum in Guangzhou in late November, Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam stated that her government would be moving forward with plans to further crack down on online expression.
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