CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS ACCUSED OF 'SELLING ITS SOUL' OVER CHINESE CENSORSHIP

ACADEMICS AND ACTIVISTS DECRY PUBLISHER'S DECISION TO COMPLY WITH A CHINESE REQUEST TO BLOCK MORE THAN 300 ARTICLES FROM LEADING CHINA STUDIES JOURNAL

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS BLOCKS READERS IN CHINA FROM ARTICLES

John Garnaut, a longtime China correspondent and former adviser to the Australian prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, described it as "an extraordinary capitulation" to China.
Renee Xia, the international director of the Chinese Human Rights Defenders network, accused the publisher of having "sold its soul for millions of Chinese govt dollars".
This is similar to the argument by authors who allow Chinese translations of their work to be censored so that the work can reach the Chinese audience.

The world’s oldest publishing house, Cambridge University Press, has been accused of being an accomplice to the Communist party’s bid to whitewash Chinese history after it agreed to purge hundreds of...

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