Ai Weiwei mourns Hong Kong freedoms but ‘proud’ of Tiananmen photo furore

Hong Kong (AFP) March 30, 2021
When dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei secretly snapped a picture of himself showing a middle finger in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, he knew it was provocative. But he never thought that picture would be at the heart of rising censorship fears in Hong Kong 26 years later. The former British colony’s reputation as a cultural gateway to China that is free of Communist Party interference a
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