Hong Kong booksellers under threat from China ‘steamroller’ censor

Hong Kong booksellers under threat from China ‘steamroller’ censor

China’s recent detention of five Hong Kong booksellers has left many involved in the city’s popular distribution of Beijing-banned works wracked with fear. While some refuse to buckle under pressure, others say they face a censorship “steamroller”. One by one, the booksellers linked to the Hong Kong publishing firm Mighty Current went missing as of […]

Detention of Hong Kong booksellers sparks protests Against Beijing

Detention of Hong Kong booksellers sparks protests Against Beijing

More than 100 activists marched on China’s liaison office in Hong Kong on Friday to protest against the detention of five booksellers after one of them recounted his ill-treatment by Chinese authorities. The disappearances had prompted fears that mainland Chinese authorities might be using tactics that erode the “one country, two systems” formula under which […]