APS People in the News – Dr. Lee Siu-yau Interviewed by Reuters
According to a Reuters article, China has stepped up censorship and tightened controls on the internet and various aspects of civil society, as well as reasserting Comunist Party authority over academia and other institutions, since 2012. Since then the “censorship system” has sent requests to block articles in academic journals and other publications.
In the article, Dr. Lee Siu-yau indicated that this was a trial balloon and the first steps to see if it could influence international academic publishers.
Dr. Lee Siu-yau is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS) at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK).
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