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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under new national security law – The Guardian

Leading pro-democracy figure detained over alleged foreign collusion as police search Apple Daily offices

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Hong Kong media tycoon and leading pro-democracy figure, Jimmy Lai, has been arrested for alleged foreign collusion under controversial new national security laws.
The 71-year-old founder of news outlet Apple Daily, who is already facing several other charges over the organisation and promotion of protests last year, was detained on Monday morning.
Later Mark Simon, Lais top aide, tweeted that police were executing a search warrant on the newsroom floor of Apple Dailys offices. A live stream o…

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