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Australian gallery accused of censoring democracy activists over Hong Kong event

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Singer Denise Ho and cartoonist Badiucao question National Gallery of Victoria’s decision to decline panel while hosting flagship China exhibitionThe National Gallery of Victoria has been accused by high profile activist Denise Ho and Chinese-Australian political cartoonist Badiucao of censorship after the venue refused to host their upcoming panel about art and resistance in Hong Kong.Badiucao said gallery representatives told volunteer organisers last week that the venue was available on the requested date, but they raised security concerns which needed to be discussed internally. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/27/australian-gallery-accused-of-censoring-democracy-activists-over-hong-kong-event

Author : Steph Harmon

Publish date : 2019-08-27 04:13:45

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