Stephan Grauwels: Beijing Seizes Japan Textbooks for Content

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headed for a Japanese school in China were seized by customs who objected to the way maps in the depicted the Chinese mainland and rival Taiwan, an official said Tuesday.

The maps showed the mainland and the island in different colors, said Ministry spokesman Liu Jianchao, indicating that was concerned this might make Taiwan seem like a separate country.

See also “China to Return 15 Japanese Textbooks” from CRI.

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