Valerie Wu
Jan 24, 2018

Activist seized from train to Beijing

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A Hong Kong bookseller was seized from a train to Beijing last Saturday. Publisher Gui Minhai was well-known for selling books about the personal lives of China's leadership. He had just been released from prison three months ago.

 

This comes after the bookseller's mysterious appearance in a detention camp in mainland China. Human rights groups claim the seizure was a result of government crackdown from the Communist party. Gui Minhai's current whereabouts are still unknown.

 

Full story here: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-42780228

 

What do you think this reveals about the activist culture in China? How do you think Gui Minhai’s seizure relates to human rights?

 

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