Hong Kong arrest of media tycoon Jimmy Lai sparks international condemnation

Posted on

Hong Kong’s arrest of local media mogul Jimmy Lai Chee-ying sparked a round of international condemnation with Washington, Brussels and others calling the move the latest example of the government’s use of a new national security law to silence political dissents.The rapid responses to the move against Apple Daily founder Lai and others linked to the newspaper – which is known for its criticism of Beijing and the Hong Kong government – included a tweet from US Vice President Mike Pence…

Leave a Reply