This article has been authored by We Hold These Truths, a First Amendment oriented human rights campaign from the McCain Institute. Learn more about the book burning in China, and click above to take action and make your voice heard.
Recently, Chinese Communist Party officials took part in a book burning outside of a Chinese library. By discarding of books they deem critical of the Chinese regime in this way, Chinese authorities are making it easy for those around the world to compare them to the Nazis who used similar tactics to punish dissenting scholars. The U.S. Congress should make it clear that these actions are completely unacceptable.