Hong Kong Publisher Jimmy Lai Arrested Under New National Security Law

Jimmy Lai, the outspoken publisher of Hong Kong’s widely read pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, was arrested Monday along with six others on suspicion of foreign collusion under a new national security law, expanding Beijing’s crackdown on the former British colony. Police arrested Mr. Lai along with two of his sons and four employees of his…

Jimmy Lai, the outspoken publisher of Hong Kong’s widely read pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, was arrested Monday along with six others on suspicion of foreign collusion under a new national security law, expanding Beijing’s crackdown on the former British colony.

Police arrested Mr. Lai along with two of his sons and four employees of his publishing company, according to Mark Simon, an executive at the firm. In response to a query, the Hong Kong Police Force said seven people were arrested on suspicion of violating…

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