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Jimmy Lai, founder of Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper, arrested under China's new security law

1 month ago   |   By National Post

Hong Kong police arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai and raided the offices of his flagship newspaper, the highest-profile case yet against the city's democracy activists under a national security law that has fueled U.S.-China tensions.
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Hong Kong media tycoon arrested under new security law

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Newspaper owner Jimmy Lai and six others linked to his pro-democracy Apple Daily are in custody on charges of colluding with foreign forces.
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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai predicted that he would be arrested under China's new national security law, but said he would still stay and fight

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai predicted that he would be arrested under China's new national security law, but said he would still stay and fight

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Jimmy Lai, one of Hong Kong's most prominent pro-democracy voices, arrested under China's new national security law on Monday.
Lai, who partly owns the publisher of the critical Apple Daily newspaper, had predicted his arrest under the new law months before it came into effect , but vowed to stay and fight.
"I have feared that one day the Chinese Communist Party would grow tired not only of Hong Kong's free press but also of its free people. That day has come," he wrote in a New York Times op-ed in May.
He also tweeted at the time: "I'll fight to the end. HK is my home."
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China supports Hong Kong's arrest of media tycoon Jimmy Lai

1 month ago   |   By National Post

BEIJING - China supports the arrest of media tycoon Jimmy Lai by Hong Kong police, state media said on Monday, stressing the need to "severely punish" those who collude with foreign forces to endanger national security.
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EU urges respect for human rights and press freedom in Hong Kong

1 month ago   |   By National Post

BRUSSELS - The European Union urged respect for human rights and freedom of expression in Hong Kong on Monday, after the arrest of pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai.
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