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· May, 2007

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from May, 2007

Hong Kong: Take it to the UN!

A new blog called, take it to the UN, has been set up to file the complaint of the recent censorship cases by the Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority (TELA)...

Hong Kong: Migration of Websites

Duke of Aberdeen comments on the Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority's advice of the suspected “indecent” photo at inmediahk.net, and points out that one of the consequence is a migration...

Hong Kong: Censorship Bureaucrats

Roland Snoog has translated the article from Inmediahk.net on the author's encounter with the staff from the Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority (TELA) who gave an “advice” to the website...

Hong Kong: How Did The Obscene Articles Tribunal Get Hijacked?

ESWN translated an article from inmediahk.net by Leung Man Tao that explained how the obscene articles tribunal got hijacked in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong: A Mall in Central

Chia ching, a mainland Chinese reporter, wrote in her blog that IFC (international financial center) is a mall in central Hong Kong (zh). It has been raining for at least...

Hong Kong: Remixing Government Propaganda Song

Plastichk has remixed the Hong Kong government Propaganda Song (zh) for the 10 years anniversary of re-unification of Hong Kong to China. It is a mockery to the recent comments...

Hong Kong: Flickr photo got warned

Inmediahk.net's editor (it is me) got a warning phone call from Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority about a filed complaint to a photo sharing link to flickr. The Authority advised...

Hong Kong: Free Culture Foundation

Hong Kong In-Media has announced the launching of free culture foundation to defend internet free speech space last weekend. The foundation is to provide legal, finanical and organizing assistances to...

Hong Kong: Category II Indecent Material

ESWN translated Mingpao (local newspapers) feature report on the Chinese University erotic section. The report was recently graded as category II indecent material.

Hong Kong and China: June 4 massacre

Imagethief has a reading of a pro-China political party's chairperson, Ma Lik's comment about June 4 massacre: Ma Lik wants not only to redefine the language that is used to...

Hong Kong: B.T. piracy case appeal rejected

The Court of Final Appeal dismissed the appeal of Chan Nai-ming, who had been convicted and sentenced to three months’ jail for uploading infringing movies to the Internet by using...

Hong Kong: Indecent Google Link

Because of the recent debate about the ruling of Obscene Article Tribunal in Hong Kong, the mainstream media found out that the Tribunal had once ruled a Google search hyperlink...

Hong Kong: judicial independence with a special Hong Kong characteristic?

ESWN put together information, mainstream news reports and blogpost that investigate the accountability of the Hong Kong Obscene Articles Tribunal and found out that the so-called judicial independence of the...

Hong Kong: From Indecent Student Magazine to Indecent Bible

The campaign against the Bible was started by an anonymous website, truthbible, on 15 of May to protest against the Obscene Articles Tribunal's (OAT) internim ruling that two issues of...

China: Xiamen University

Rosu writes about a recent signature campaign by experts and professors in Xiamen university to stop a grand polluted project in Xiamen. Even though it is yet to know the...

Hong Kong: Ma Lik's Comments on June 4

ESWN translates two blogposts written by local reporters about their tea gathering with DAB's party Chief Ma Lik and his talk about June 4.

Hong Kong: Indecent bible?

Upon the Obscene Articles Tribunal issued the ruling on Chinese University publication “CU Student Press” as second class “indecent” material, local netizen launched a campaign to the Television and Entertainments...

Hong Kong: I am CU person

YIN blogs about her feelings of being a Chinese University graduate [zh] in the midst of the student press erotic page scandal: for 10 years I have been studying and...

Hong Kong: PLA berth at City Center

I have written up a citizen report on the PLA berth plan at the new central harbour front at interlocals.net: It is not that we are opposed to the PLA...

Hong Kong: Guilty for Hyperlink and for Sex Talk

The Hong Kong government is encouraging family to have three babies, at the same time, it is so keen on censoring away information concerning sex. Of course sex is not...

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