Actress crowned Miss World Canada barred from entering China after human rights criticisms

Anastacia Lin travelled to Hong Kong but was prevented from boarding a connecting flight to China to compete in the beauty pageant finals.
The Telegraph
By: Neil Connor, Beijing

An actress who was crowned Miss World Canada has been barred from entering

Anastasia Lin, Miss World Canada, 2015 Photo: Getty Images
Anastasia Lin, Miss World Canada, 2015 Photo: Getty Images

China after she spoke out about rights abuses in the country, it has been claimed.

Chinese-born Anastacia Lin had travelled to Hong Kong but was prevented from boarding a connecting flight to Sanya in the southern Chinese island of Hainan, friend Caylan Ford told Associated Press. She was intending to compete in the beauty pageant finals.
Twenty-five-year-old Ms Lin, who lives in Toronto, had failed to obtain a visa ahead of her arrival in Asia, but had hoped to enter mainland China on a landing visa, reports said.      [FULL STORY]

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