Illustration: Kakuen Lau Illustration: Kakuen Lau
Illustration: Kakuen Lau

Why are Hong Kong academics quitting newspaper columns, and what’s the fear over new ‘red lines’? Three words: national security law

  • Prominent columnists, scholars say law worries them, and government no longer cares about public opinion
  • Some, however, remain upbeat, saying there is nothing to fear and that only those who ‘initiate revolutions’ or ‘crash the system’ should be concerned

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Illustration: Kakuen Lau Illustration: Kakuen Lau
Illustration: Kakuen Lau
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