A woman claiming to be the girlfriend of Causeway Bay bookseller Lam Wing-kee has accused him of brainwashing her into helping him mail banned books on the mainland.
In an interview with the Hong Kong-based Sing Tao Daily, the mainland resident, identified only as Hu, said she met Lam on the internet two years ago.
She said that after “continuously brainwashing” her about the bookstore’s business, Lam began mailing books to her, asking her to send them by express post to addresses he provided.
She said Lam would reimburse her costs, but never told her what she was doing was illegal on the mainland. Read More