June 15, 2024

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Hong Kong Publisher Jimmy Lai Arrested Under New National-Security Law

Jimmy Lai, the outspoken publisher of Hong Kong’s well known pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, was arrested on suspicion of foreign collusion under a new national-security regulation, widening Beijing’s crackdown on the previous British colony.

Police arrested Mr. Lai at his household Monday morning and informed him he confronted national-security prices, according to Mark Simon, an govt at his company. His two sons and four personnel from his publishing company were being also arrested. Hong Kong police explained at least nine persons were being arrested…