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China Shows Off Missing Publisher, Locates Bookseller

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For months, the owners of Causeway Bay Books in Hong Kong have been missing. One of the missing booksellers, publisher Gui Minhai, appeared on Chinese state television to confess to turning himself into Chinese authorities for an alleged twelve-year-old drunk driving incident. Another missing bookseller, Lee Bo, a British citizen, appears to be in mainland China, though […]

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The Missing Hong Kong Booksellers: A Rumpus Roundup

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Hong Kong functions as a semi-autonomous city-state, a condition imposed when the United Kingdom ceded control to Beijing. Hong Kong’s special status has allowed its independent bookstores to sell two kinds of books banned in mainland China: political books and smut. But late last year, four associates of Causeway Bay Books, an independent bookseller specializing […]

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