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Hong Kong: Journalists arrested for Articles

Hong Kong’s security law is finding exactly the repressive applications feared: During a raid on the Apple Daily newspaper, police arrested the paper’s editor-in-chief and the publisher’s managing director, as well as three other high-ranking employees. Authorities accuse them of endangering the city’s security by “conspiring with foreign forces.” The Security Ministry cites reports and comments published by the journalists as evidence. Police raided the publishing building on Thursday morning with 500 emergency personnel – among other things to seize research material. The editorial team posted several videos of the action on its Facebook page.

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