Hong Kong Passes Film Censorship Law

Posted on AllSides October 28th, 2021
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The legislature of Hong Kong passed a new law allowing censorship of certain films in the most recent move to infringe upon the liberties of people in the region. 

As reported by the BBC: 

The film censorship law was approved in the opposition-free Legislative Council. It gives the chief secretary – the second-most powerful figure in the city’s administration – the power to revoke a film’s licence if it is found to “endorse, support, glorify, encourage and incite activities that might endanger national security”. 

Reuters reported, “[p]unishment for violating the law included up...

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