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Books removed from public libraries due to national security law in Hong Kong 2020

In Hong Kong's public libraries, nine titles written by pro-democracy figures had been pulled from the shelves, pending a review whether the books would violate the new national security law as of July 4, 2020. On June 30, 2020, Beijing imposed a controversial national security law on Hong Kong which prohibits acts of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces in the city.

Number of selected books which written by democracy activists removed from public libraries after the national security law imposed in Hong Kong as of July 4, 2020, by title and author

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Release date

July 2020


Hong Kong

Survey time period

as of July 4, 2020

Supplementary notes

The book titles were translated from Chinese.

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