fredag 15. januar 2016

Creeping censorship in Hong Kong: how China controls sale of sensitive books

The shop assistant is abrupt when the question comes. “We are not going to sell that one. Sorry,” he says, when asked for a copy of one of Hong Kong’s most eagerly searched-for books. And how about Zhao Ziyang’s bestselling Prisoner of the State – an explosive account of what happened behind the scenes during the pro-democracy protest of 1989 in Beijing? “It might come back,” he says vaguely. Read more