Liberating or reductive? Controversy over naked sculpture honouring British feminist
IN THE PRESS – Thursday, November 12, 2020: Papers react to the mass resignation of Hong Kong's opposition lawmakers. Chinese papers dismiss the move as a "political manoeuvre”, while the Wall Street Journal accuses Beijing of "crushing the remnants of Hong Kong's autonomy". We also look at an argument against calling Donald Trump's power grab a "coup", controversy over a naked statue honouring feminist intellectual Mary Wollstonecraft, and an "Irish accent emergency" sparked by a new film.