Saturday 26th April, 2008
One of the values that Webb-site.com holds dear is freedom of speech. So when we heard that the Law Society of Hong Kong's official journal had U-turned on publishing an article they had commissioned, we felt obliged to step in and bring it to you directly, with the author's consent. Self-censorship is a slippery slope down which Hong Kong must not slide.
Is Tibet entitled to self-determination?
This is the article by Senior Counsel Paul Harris originally commissioned by Hong Kong Lawyer, the journal of the Law Society, the Editorial Board of which approved, but then U-turned and decided not to publish. In the interests of freedom of speech and debate that are cornerstones of HK's success, Webb-site.com is publishing it instead. (26-Apr-08)
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