Unhappiness over aquarium censorship

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 23 May, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 23 May, 2012, 12:00am

A new fund-raising station at Ocean Park's Grand Aquarium allows visitors to type messages to be displayed on a big screen. Money raised goes to the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation.

However, Mingpao reports that messages about the Tiananmen Square incident, or those like 'the Communist Party should step down' are not allowed.

Lee Cheuk-yan, chairman of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China, said 'this is killing Hong Kong people's freedom of speech', and demanded an apology.

Ocean Park responded by saying the censorship had nothing to do with politics.



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