Concerns Grow Over Hong Kong Censorship

Hong Kong Transparency Report was quoted on Voice of America in the story about police's controversial removal of users' online posts during the Occupy Central period.

Hong Kong Transparency Report was quoted on Voice of America in the story about police’s controversial removal of users’ online posts during the Occupy Central period.

Darcy Christ, a researcher with the Hong Kong Transparency Report at the University of Hong Kong, has seen an increase in the number of web sites being taken down.

“There is definitely a spike, but like I say, its mostly in the case of take down requests. That’s not to discount that, but definitely user requests are one other important issue especially after the occupy protests,” said Christ.

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