Hong Kong’s Foreign Correspondents’ Club Issues Warning Over Free Speech

Foreign correspondents in Hong Kong have begun a petition calling on the Hong Kong government to explain its decision not to renew the visa of a Financial Times editor after he hosted an event featuring a pro-independence speaker.

FT Asia news editor Victor Mallet’s application to renew his employment visa was rejected earlier this month, in a move that the U.K.’s foreign minister has said is likely “politically motivated.”

Mallet left Hong Kong on Friday.

Read the full story: https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/warning-10122018124409.html

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