Friday, January 08, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

Missing Hong Kong bookseller Lee Bo’s British passport counts for little as China reasserts sovereignty
South China Morning Post, January 7, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/1898450/missing-hong-kong-bookseller-lee-bos-british-passport

Related:
Britain says suspected abduction of bookseller would be “egregious breach” by China
The Guardian, January 6, 2016
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jan/06/hammond-accuses-china-breach-suspected-abduction-british-bookseller-hong-kong

【賣禁書被失蹤】無綫引「嫖妓論」消息 通訊局收4千投訴 ([Disappearance for selling banned books] Communications Authority receives 4000 complaints about TVB report quoting lawmaker Ng Leung-sing that the booksellers “crossed the border to seek prostitutes”)
Apple Daily, January 6, 2016
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/realtime/news/20160106/54617423

港台多個時政節目停播 主持邵家臻:被封咪與政治有關 (Program host Mr. Siu says several RTHK political affairs programs were taken off air because of political reasons)
Apple Daily, January 6, 2016
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/realtime/news/20160106/54616492

港人失信心 觸發BNO續領潮 (Hong Kong people’s loss of confidence touches off wave of “British National Overseas” visa renewals)
Apple Daily, January 7, 2016
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/news/art/20160107/19442112

Street art urges Hong Kongers not to turn a blind eye to missing booksellers
Global Voices, January 7, 2016
https://globalvoices.org/2016/01/07/street-art-urges-hong-kongers-not-to-turn-a-blind-eye-to-missing-booksellers/