Shen Yun Performing Arts company last year.
The decision was an encouraging step towards ensuring cultural freedom and curbing the power of the Immigration Department, said Chairperson of Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor Chong Yiu Kwong.
We were shocked by the [Immigration] Director’s decision. The refusal to allow key production staff into Hong Kong just days before the shows was clearly a premeditated action to sabotage the show.
—Mr. Kan, chairman of the Epoch Group
The Chinese communist regime has been seeking to interfere with our performances for years by trying to pressure officials and theaters to cancel our shows.
—Shen Yun Performing Arts statement
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