Ivory carver Leung Lee-cheong is one of 447 people and businesses licensed to possess ivory for commercial purposes. Photo: Bruce Yan Ivory carver Leung Lee-cheong is one of 447 people and businesses licensed to possess ivory for commercial purposes. Photo: Bruce Yan
Ivory carver Leung Lee-cheong is one of 447 people and businesses licensed to possess ivory for commercial purposes. Photo: Bruce Yan

Hong Kong officials refuse to publish list of commercial ivory owners despite pressure

Conservation officials cite privacy as they reject idea of publishing list of city's licensed traders despite calls for transparency from activists

Ivory carver Leung Lee-cheong is one of 447 people and businesses licensed to possess ivory for commercial purposes. Photo: Bruce Yan Ivory carver Leung Lee-cheong is one of 447 people and businesses licensed to possess ivory for commercial purposes. Photo: Bruce Yan
Ivory carver Leung Lee-cheong is one of 447 people and businesses licensed to possess ivory for commercial purposes. Photo: Bruce Yan
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