‘Missing’ bookseller back in Hong Kong, says govt
One of five “missing” Hong Kong booksellers, who was detained on the mainland, returned to the city Friday and met police, the government said, in a case that has provoked fears of increasing Chinese interference in the semi-autonomous region.
Lui Por, who has been missing since last October, was among three of the booksellers who Hong Kong police said earlier this week would be released on bail.
“Police met with Lui Por, who returned to Hong Kong from the mainland, this morning,” a brief government statement released late Friday said.
“Lui requested to have his missing persons case closed and expressed that there was no need for assistance from the Hong Kong government or police,” it said, adding he refused to provide any more information. Read More