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Hong Kong artist Kacey Wong fled to Taiwan

Artist Kacey Wong, known for his Beijing-critical positions, has left Hong Kong. He went into exile in Taiwan for political reasons, Wong told the news website “Hong Kong Free Press” on Tuesday. He said he felt his artistic freedom was impaired under Hong Kong’s controversial security law. The 51-year-old posted a video on Facebook and YouTube in which he sings the song “We’ll Meet Again” by Vera Lyst. The video was accompanied by the words “Leaving is not easy, staying is also difficult”. “According to the Hong Kong Free Press, Wong demanded “100 percent freedom, without compromise”.

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