Apple Daily editor-in-chief, 4 newspaper directors arrested under Hong Kong national security law

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South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Apple Daily editor-in-chief, 4 newspaper directors arrested under Hong Kong national security law” – below is their description.

Hong Kong’s national security police cited more than 30 Apple Daily articles that called for sanctions against the city and mainland China as justification for arresting the tabloid-style newspaper’s editor-in-chief, publisher and three other executives on June 17, 2021. Police said the publication of such articles was evidence of a conspiracy to collude with foreign forces in violation of the national security law that was imposed on the city by Beijing in August 2020.

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