Alex Lo
Alex Lo
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

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

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Renmin University researcher Li Yi was expelled from Taiwan on Friday morning. Photo: CNA

Taiwan deports mainland Chinese scholar Li Yi over planned pro-unification speech

  • Academic was due to speak at a forum organised by the Chinese Unity Promotion Party, which officials say would have violated his tourist permit
  • He has been banned from visiting the island in the future
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Renmin University researcher Li Yi was expelled from Taiwan on Friday morning. Photo: CNA
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