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Hong Kong missing booksellers: Lee Bo back in mainland China

A Hong Kong publisher who went missing for nearly three months is reportedly back in mainland China – a few hours after returning to Hong Kong.

Lee Bo was escorted into a car that drove him to mainland China

Lee Bo was escorted into a car that drove him to mainland China, local media said

Lee Bo, a British citizen, was widely believed to have been abducted and taken to mainland China late last year along with four of his colleagues. Continue reading

A Chilling Effect As Hong Kong’s Missing Bookseller Cases Go Unresolved

Customers browse books on Chinese politics by Mighty Current

Customers browse books on Chinese politics by Mighty Current, the publisher that has seen five of its booksellers disappear, at a stall set up by political activists in Hong Kong on Feb. 5. Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images

Five Hong Kong booksellers disappeared and later turned up in police custody on mainland China, and nearly two months later, Chinese authorities have yet to explain how they got there. Continue reading

International publishers urge Chief Executive to take action on missing booksellers

18 February 2016, Hermina Wong

Publishing and bookselling associations based in the US and Europe have penned a joint letter to Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, urging him to take action on the missing Causeway Bay booksellers. Continue reading

Free Expression, Publishing, and Bookselling Organizations Urge Hong Kong to Take Action on Missing Booksellers

Five booksellersThe Honorable Leung Chun-ying
Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

1 Tim Wa Avenue
Hong Kong

February 17, 2016

Your Excellency Chief Executive Leung: Continue reading

Missing Hong Kong bookseller appears on state television, claiming he turned himself in over 11-year-old drink-driving death


In a video interview with a bookseller missing since November, he says he was afraid of going to jail and thought he’d better run – despite being given a suspended sentence for the offence in 2004 Continue reading