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Hong Kong Threatens Wall Street Journal With ‘Incitement’

Hong Kong Threatens Wall Street Journal With ‘Incitement’

From: VOA

Hong Kong's city’s government has warned The Wall Street Journal it may have broken the law by publishing an editorial that said casting blank ballots was one of the "last ways" for residents to voice dissent.

The warning letter, which the U.S. media outlet published on Monday, comes as China's ruling Communist Party transforms the business hub into something more closely resembling the authoritarian mainland.

Erick Tsang, Hong Kong's secretary for constitutional and mainland affairs, took exception to an editorial the Journal ran last week, titled: "Hong Kong Says Vote – or Else."

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