Tai should be careful what he says openly, especially when it can be seen as crossing the red line laid down by Beijing. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

The responsible use of freedom of expression is the way to defend it

Benny Tai Yiu-ting maintains that his remarks about Hong Kong independence are covered by the freedom of expression that is one of the city’s core values and protected by the Basic Law. But such freedom is not absolute, especially when it can be seen as crossing Beijing’s red line

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Tai should be careful what he says openly, especially when it can be seen as crossing the red line laid down by Beijing. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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