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China Holds Writer, Publisher Over Dissent, ‘Forbidden Books’

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Sichuan author Tie Liu in an undated photo. File photo

Authorities in China’s southwestern provinces of Sichuan and Guangxi have detained a writer and a publisher who published politically ‘sensitive’ material, as the ruling Chinese Communist Party continues its campaign against any form of political dissent. Continue reading

China Bans New Book by Late Scholar of Communist Party History

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Mao Zedong, chairman of the Chinese Communist Party, arrives in Yan’an, Shaanxi province, after the Long March, Oct. 15, 1935. Pigiste/Xinhua/AFP

The ruling Chinese Communist Party has stopped publication of a collection of essays by a well-known historian whose books have never yet been available outside Hong Kong. Continue reading