YouTube deletes channel of Hong Kong’s future chief executive

The online video platform YouTube has shut down the channel of the election campaign of Hong Kong’s presumably future chief executive John Lee. As the South China Morning Post reported on Wednesday, the platform, which belongs to the US group Google, removed all content from the “Johnlee2022” channel. Google had issued a statement that the removal “complies with applicable US sanctions laws”. YouTube “enforces related policies under its Terms of Service,” a spokesperson told the paper.

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