Hong Kong’s Apple Daily to shut down after arrests, asset freeze

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    Hong Kong’s pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily has printed its last edition.

    It has been forced to close after its assets were frozen and top executives arrested under Beijing’s national security law.

    As Al Jazeera’s Divya Gopalan reports from Hong Kong, people across the city have rushed to get the last copies of the paper, some planning to keep it as a family heirloom.

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