Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

Leung’s Policy Address: 48 Kowtows to Beijing whilst ignoring Hongkongers
Hong Kong Free Press, January 18, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/01/18/leungs-policy-address-48-kowtows-to-beijing-whilst-ignoring-hongkongers/

失踪香港书店老板惊现央视 北京被指欲盖弥彰 (Missing HK bookshop owner suddenly appears on CCTV, Beijing is criticized as “the one who excuses himself accuses himself”)
Radio France Internationale, January 18, 2016
中国/20160118-失踪香港书店老板惊现央视-北京被指欲盖弥彰

Related:
Missing Hong Kong publisher Gui Minhai paraded on China TV
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 18, 2016
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-35338484

Daughter of Hong Kong bookseller dismisses China state TV “confession”
The Guardian, January 18, 2016
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jan/18/daughter-of-hong-kong-bookseller-dismisses-china-state-tv-confession

Causeway Bay bookseller’s changing undershirt prompts questions online about his appearance on state television
South China Morning Post, January 18, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/1902731/causeway-bay-booksellers-changing-undershirt-prompts

Seven banned books: Published in Hong Kong, censored in China
Hong Kong Free Press, January 17, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/01/17/seven-banned-books-published-in-hong-kong-censored-in-china/

Chinese police confirm missing bookseller Lee Bo is in mainland, 17 days after HK enquiry
Hong Kong Free Press, January 19, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/01/19/breaking-chinese-police-confirm-missing-bookseller-lee-bo-is-in-mainland-17-days-after-hk-enquiry/

Related:
【書店5人失蹤】程翔:李波離境方式違一國兩制 指家書必經審校排演 (Journalist Ching Cheong on disappearance of 5 booksellers: Circumstances of Lee Bo crossing the border violates One Country Two Systems, his letter home must have been edited and practiced)
Mingpao, January 19, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160119/s00001/1453169574383

Taiwan elections “unlikely to affect Hong Kong-mainland relations”
South China Morning Post, January 16, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1901871/taiwan-elections-unlikely-affect-hong-kong-mainland