Hong Kong police raid offices of pro-democracy paper, make arrests

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(Worthy News) – Hundreds of officers in Hong Kong swarmed the office of the pro-democracy Apple Daily on Thursday and arrested several executives in what was called a “blatant attack” on its editorial team.

The Apple Daily ran its own story about the raid and said five of its executives were arrested for breaking Article 29 of Beijing’s controversial national law, which prohibits “collusion with a foreign country or with external elements to endanger national security.”

An adviser for Jimmy Lai, the Hong Kong billionaire and founder of Next Digital, Apple Daily’s parent, called the raid a “blatant attack.” [ Source: Fox News (Read More…) ]

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