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Wishing You a Free Christmas from Hong Kong

Written by Oiwan Lam On 27 December 2013 @ 7:38 am | No Comments

In Arts & Culture, China, East Asia, English, Hong Kong (China), Politics, Quick Reads

There are a number of e-Christmas cards that carry political message circulated on social media in Hong Kong. Below are two examples:

Written on the Santa Claus' bag: "Democracy is not a gift but a fight!" Card designed by student activist group, Scholarism. [1]

Written on the Santa Claus’ bag: “Democracy is not a gift but a fight!” Card designed by student activist group, Scholarism.

 

A card is placed on an empty chair for 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Liu Xiaobo and his wife, Liu Xia. The former is still in prison and the latter under house arrest in China.  The card is designed by Hong Kong Journalist Association. [2]

A card is placed on an empty chair for 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Liu Xiaobo and his wife, Liu Xia. The former is still in prison and the latter under house arrest in China. The card is designed by Hong Kong Journalist Association.


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[1] Image: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=687441374621605&set=a.217979064901174.59816.211662168866197&type=1&theater

[2] Image: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152128554490309&set=a.462959970308.256597.242729300308&type=1&theater

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