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Hong Kong Parliament Passes Ordinance to Strengthen Film Censorship "Protecting National Security"

[Hong Kong, 27th, Reuters] --On the 27th, the Hong Kong Legislative Council (Parliament) passed an ordinance to strengthen movie censorship with the aim of "protecting national security." It has been criticized for destroying the creativity of the film industry and further depriving citizens of their freedom.
1 month ago|Hong Kong

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Hong Kong passes bill to ban films deemed threats to national security, increase penalty for unauthorised screenings

Legislators have passed a bill to toughen Hong Kong’s film censorship law, authorising the city’s No 2 official to ban productions that undermine national security and increasing the maximum jail term for anyone who screens movies already classified as a threat. The minister responsible told a Legislative Council meeting on Wednesday the new rules would not undermine the film industry, once known as the “Hollywood of the Far East”. But some prof…

1 month ago|Los Angeles, United States
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Hong Kong passes new film censorship law

Authorities will have the power to ban films deemed to violate China's national security interests.

1 month ago|United Kingdom
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Hong Kong Parliament Passes Ordinance to Strengthen Film Censorship "Protecting National Security"

[Hong Kong, 27th, Reuters] --On the 27th, the Hong Kong Legislative Council (Parliament) passed an ordinance to strengthen movie censorship with the aim of "protecting national security." It has been criticized for destroying the creativity of the film industry and further depriving citizens of their freedom. The Hong Kong government explained that it targets content that is considered to "support, support, beautify, encourage, and incite acts t…

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New Hong Kong law to censor old movies for security breaches

Authorities have embarked on a sweeping crackdown to root out Beijing’s critics after pro-democracy protests convulsed the city two years ago

1 month ago|India
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Hong Kong passes bill to ban screening of films deemed threats to national security

Lawmakers pass Film Censorship (Amendment) Bill 2021, which empowers chief secretary to ban previously approved productions considered a risk to national security.

1 month ago|Hong Kong
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New Hong Kong Law To Censor Old Movies For Security Breaches

Hong Kong passed a toughened film censorship law on Wednesday empowering authorities to ban past films for "national security" threats and impose stiffer penalties for any breaches in the latest blow to the city's artistic freedoms. Authorities have embarked on a sweeping crackdown to root out Beijing's critics after huge and often violent democracy protests convulsed the city two years ago. A new China-imposed security law and an official campa…

1 month ago|United States
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Hong Kong passes film censorship law to 'safeguard national security'

HONG KONG, Oct 27 - Hong Kong's legislature passed a new film censorship law on Wednesday to

1 month ago|Singapore
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Film censorship law passed in Hong Kong

A new film censorship law was passed on Wednesday in Hong Kong, stating films that threaten national security can not be made.

1 month ago|Washington, United States
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Hong Kong passes film censorship law to 'safeguard national security'

HONG KONG: Hong Kong's legislature passed a new film censorship law on Wednesday (Oct 27) to "safeguard national security", though critics say it will dampen creativity in its world-famous movie industry and further reduce freedoms in the former British colony. China imposed a sweeping national security la

1 month ago|Singapore
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Hong Kong passes new film censorship law to safeguard 'interests of national security'

Hong Kong authorities have passed a new law censuring films that it perceives to “endorse, support, glorify, encourage and incite activities that might endanger national security.” The new censorship law is an extension of China’s national security law which was imposed in the restive city last year in response to the 2019 pro-democracy protests, in which most opposition politicians and activists were jailed, either under the new law or for othe…

1 month ago|Noida, India
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