Books pulled from the library shelves, songs banned... it’s the new normal in Hong Kong

Beijing has lost its patience with the former colony. Its repression may ignite fresh civil society fury

Louisa Lim Louisa Lim is the author of The People’s Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited and a senior lecturer at the University of Melbourne.
Comment & Analysis

Beijing’s assault on Hong Kong is unfolding at such a pace that the daily news has become a horror show of epic proportions. July began with the imposition of draconian national security legislation enacted sight unseen, even by Hong Kong’s leader,...

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