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June 4: Beijing also fights memory in Hong Kong

Last Friday, Chinese human rights activist Wang Aizhong received an unpleasant phone call. Someone told him that his car had been damaged. He should come to the vehicle immediately to inspect the damage. Wang followed the request and found that there was no fender bender at all. Instead, he ran into a group of police officers who immediately took him into custody. Shortly after, the officers searched his home and confiscated 29 books, two computers, and a cell phone. Wang’s wife was also cited for questioning and asked about her husband’s contacts. He has since disappeared.

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