Jessica Goodfellow
Nov 5, 2019

Protest censorship seeps into Hong Kong, says privacy advocate

The Hong Kong government appears to be taking a stricter approach as the protests entered their 21st straight weekend, says Ray Walsh.

Protesters near Admiralty government headquarters on 29 September.

Censorship in Hong Kong appears to be ramping up. The High Court has granted a temporary injunction to block messages inciting violence on two of the most popular communication channels used by region’s protestors. This comes just weeks after Apple was pressured to remove an app that was being used to organise movements.

On Thursday 31 October a member of Hong Kong’s High Court, Justice Russell Coleman, granted an injunction filed by the secretary for...

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