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Daughter of 'disappeared' Hong Kong book publisher won't be silent

Daughter of 'disappeared' Hong Kong book publisher won't be silent

Angela Gui always heard from her father on her birthday, even as he was busy running a booming book publishing business in Hong Kong.

But when she turned 22 last week, there was only silence.

Her father, Gui Minhai, a naturalized Swedish citizen, had been missing for more than four months, along with his four business associates in Hong Kong. They had found a successful niche publishing books about political intrigue among China's Communist Party leaders; now they are in the custody of mainland Chinese authorities, apparently charged with selling illicit books.

In mid-January, Gui gave a morose confession on Chinese state-run TV, saying he had fled China while on...

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