Missing bookseller makes tearful 'confession' on China state TV

The Chinese government has broken its silence on the disappearance of five Hong Kong booksellers widely suspected of being detained by the authorities over the publication of controversial books critical of China's elite. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After nearly eight months in solitary confinement, one of five Hong Kong booksellers who vanished after their detention in mainland China gave a detailed account Thursday of his ordeal, defying not only a gag order but also authorities’ demand that he remand himself to custody. Lam Wing Kee,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Three months after he disappeared from his home in Hong Kong, bookseller and publisher Lee Bo has returned from China, the Hong Kong government has said in a statement. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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China Sentences Hong Kong Bookseller Gui Minhai to 10 Years in Prison

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China Sentences Hong Kong Bookseller to 10 Years in Prison

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BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report: Print Revenue up

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Investigation reveals illegal workers making Kindles in China

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