My Take by Alex Lo
Censorship is OK if it’s by your own side
- The West cried foul when a British journalist was kicked out of Hong Kong after hosting a speech by a secessionist, but there was not a word when Taipei expelled an academic due to talk about peaceful unification with the mainland
Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.