Schools are sifting through their library collections over the summer to check for titles that may fall foul of the security law. Photo: Handout Schools are sifting through their library collections over the summer to check for titles that may fall foul of the security law. Photo: Handout
Schools are sifting through their library collections over the summer to check for titles that may fall foul of the security law. Photo: Handout

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

  • Librarians fearful of red lines take cautious approach to reviewing collections for possible violations of law, including even George Orwell’s Animal Farm
  • Books penned by those arrested under security law and publications marked by state media seen as high-risk categories

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Schools are sifting through their library collections over the summer to check for titles that may fall foul of the security law. Photo: Handout Schools are sifting through their library collections over the summer to check for titles that may fall foul of the security law. Photo: Handout
Schools are sifting through their library collections over the summer to check for titles that may fall foul of the security law. Photo: Handout
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