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Daniel C. Tsang
Opinion

Opinion

Daniel C. Tsang

National security law: Hong Kong’s librarians must stand firm to protect intellectual freedom

  • As the authorities increasingly give in to the urge to censor books, librarians should remain guided by their commitment to uphold the freedom of enquiry
  • Films and artworks that depict ways to evade the censors offer inspiration. Censorship must be resisted, peacefully but firmly

Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
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Daniel C. Tsang

Daniel C. Tsang

Daniel C. Tsang is a visiting scholar at Chinese University of Hong Kong and Distinguished Librarian Emeritus at University of California, Irvine. He is an advocate for preserving social movement artifacts and records. Twice the recipient of a Fulbright Research Scholar award, his writings and activism span Asian American, anti-surveillance, and sexual liberation causes. A native Hongkonger, he travels regularly between Hong Kong and California.