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Hong Kong's Causeway Bay Books looks for a home in Taiwan

Bookstore manager detained on mainland vows to keep fighting for press freedom

HONG KONG Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee dropped a bombshell last June when he gave an account of his eight-month detention in China. Now, as the media sensation dies down, Lam is working to revive Causeway Bay Books, the small shop he ran until it was forced to close amid political tensions between the city and the leadership in Beijing.

But the bookstore, which sold politically sensitive publications banned on the mainland, will not reopen in Hong Kong. Instead, it will open its doors some 800km away in Taipei, the capital of Taiwan.

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