Cambridge University Press had removed articles about Tibet, Taiwan and Tiananmen Square from its Chinese website at the request of authorities. Days later, the publisher reversed course.
Leading British publisher restores more than 300 politically sensitive articles after an outcry over censorship.
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A second academic journal has received requests to censor content in China, following an international outcry after Cambridge University Press (CUP) temporarily agreed to block sensitive articles from another publication under pressure from Beijing. Show More Summary
Cambridge University said that the more than 300 censored articles will be restored immediately in order to "uphold the principle of academic freedom on which the university's work is founded." [ more › ]
The publisher had blocked 315 articles at the request of China's government.
LONDON (AP) — Cambridge University Press has agreed to restore more than 300 politically sensitive articles that had been removed from the publisher's website in China at the behest of authorities, the editor of the material said Monday.
This is not great: "In a letter made public on social media on Friday, the editor of the journal, Tim Pringle, said Cambridge University Press had informed him that the authorities had ordered it to censor more than 300 articles related to issues like the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, Tibet, Xinjiang, Hong Kong and the […]
The venerable Cambridge Universtiy Press (CUP), the world's oldest publishing house, is under fire from academics after it admitted to censoring hundreds of articles in a leading China journal at Beijing's behest. [ more › ]
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BEIJING — Cambridge University Press faces a major backlash from academics after bowing to Chinese government demands to censor an important academic journal. CUP announced Friday it had removed 300 articles and book reviews from a version of the “China Quarterly” website available in China at the request of the government. The articles touched on […]
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SHANGHAI/LONDON (Reuters) - Cambridge University Press, one of Britain's most respected academic publishers, has blocked online access in China to hundreds of scholarly articles and book reviews on Chinese affairs after coming under pressure from Beijing.