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Statement of Concern About Disappearance of Hong Kong Booksellers

Five employees of a Hong Kong publishing company have disappeared, and many observers suspect that they’ve been taken into custody by Chinese authorities. The publishing imprint, Mighty Current, is well known for titles critical of Chinese Communist Party leaders.

While protestors gathered in Hong Kong to draw attention to this strike on press freedom, the Authors Guild joined a number of other publishing industry groups in releasing the following statement of concern.

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