National security law: Hong Kong schools remove books at risk of breaking Beijing-decreed legislation

//National security law: Hong Kong schools remove books at risk of breaking Beijing-decreed legislation

National security law: Hong Kong schools remove books at risk of breaking Beijing-decreed legislation

Hong Kong schools are removing books from their libraries over the summer break that may violate the national security law, including titles targeted by pro-Beijing media and those broaching sensitive topics such as Taiwan.In the absence of an official list of banned books, librarians fearful of crossing red lines told the Post they had adopted a more cautious approach to screening their collections.Some report they are even questioning whether to take works such as George Orwell’s Animal Farm…

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