Artistic freedom in Hong Kong: self-censorship, culture of fear growing, creatives say

Wen Yau’s eyes were covered with a blindfold made of the China flag. Slowly, carefully, she inched her way forward with one hand outstretched, feeling her way through space. In the other hand she held a blank sign – a silent protest against self-censorship. She had performed a similar piece back in 2014 during the Occupy Central mass protest, but felt compelled to blind herself once again for others to see. Beijing renews call for national security law after separatist party ban Yau…

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