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Hong Kong: Selective Prosecution on Illegal Broadcasting

The Office of Telecommunication Authority had decided to prosecute guest speakers from a Civic radio channel which organized public broadcast illegally to protest against the government strict control over radio frequencies. Many politicians have spoken at the illegal channel as guest speakers, however, the OTA has selectively prosecuted two of the speakers who were critical towards government policy. Charles Mok worried that such selective prosecution is a beginning of a gloomy picture of future control over media and broadcasting in Hong Kong [zh].

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