Hong Kong bids farewell to press freedom

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    For the second year running, Hong Kong authorities have banned the annual June 4 vigil in memory of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. While the official reason given is the need for social distancing amid the Covid-19 pandemic, critics of the government say it is trying to stifle criticism of Beijing. Hong Kong’s media have been feeling the chill too, as our correspondents report.

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