raise censorship with the authorities at meetings

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What do "the authorities" refer to? British government authorities? Does "raise censorship with the authorities" mean "by the help from the authorities, (Cambridge University Press vowed to) raise censorship?


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Cambridge University Press confirmed the deletions in a statement, saying it had done so to safeguard its other publications. It also vowed to raise censorship with the authorities at meetings next week. “We will not change the nature of our publishing to make content acceptable in China, and we remain committed to ensuring that access to a wide variety of publishing is possible for academics, researchers, students and teachers in this market,” the publishing house said.


Source: NYTimes
 

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raise = bring up the issue (in this case censorship) for discussion
 

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raise = bring up the issue (in this case censorship) for discussion

To discuss the issue with British government authorities?
 

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It means to initiate the discussion.
The government may/may not agree to discuss it.
 

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I understood it to be the Chinese government. CUP is planning to tell them that they are not going to change their policies, which would affect scholarship everywhere, so they are rejecting the Communist Party's guidance. I guess this will make it harder for them to publish in China, but will leave them free to publish their way elsewhere.
 
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