Lam Wing Kee was kept alone under 24-hour surveillance and not allowed to leave a small room
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Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing Kee defiant

Lam Wing Kee, 61, a Hong Kong bookseller who was imprisoned in China has told the BBC he considered taking his own life while in custody.

Mr Lam was one of five booksellers targeted by officials for selling material critical of the Chinese leadership.

Speaking to the BBC's Juliana Liu, he said: "You can stand up against tyranny."

  • 19 Jun 2016
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