Ma Jian’s latest novel, China Dream, is a powerful satire on modern China. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Ma Jian fiasco shows why Hong Kong must defend its artistic freedom

  • U-turn by cultural complex over talks by Chinese dissident author at leading literary festival raises concerns about self-censorship and has proved embarrassing for the city

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Ma Jian’s latest novel, China Dream, is a powerful satire on modern China. Photo: Dickson Lee
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