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Focus – Hong Kong bids farewell to press freedom

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For the second yr working, Hong Kong authorities have banned the annual June 4 vigil in reminiscence of the 1989 Tiananmen Sq. bloodbath. Whereas the official motive given is the necessity for social distancing amid the Covid-19 pandemic, critics of the federal government say it’s attempting to stifle criticism of Beijing. Hong Kong’s media have been feeling the coolness too, as our correspondents report.

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