Ex-Inmate Takes to Hong Kong’s Airwaves, and Prisoners Tune In – NYTimes

HONG KONG — In the tiled corridors of Stanley Prison, a maximum-security complex on a rocky edge of Hong Kong’s main island, the chatter among the foreign inmates on Monday mornings tends to revolve around a single question.

Did you hear what “Brother Bruce” said last night?

Hundreds of prisoners in this semiautonomous Chinese city listen to “Hour of Love,” a variety show that airs every Sunday on a local station and includes hymns and Bible readings, along with pop music in Igbo, Punjabi, Spanish and other languages.

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