Two Hong Kong newspaper executives charged under security law

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    #HongKong #police charged two executives from the #pro-democracy #Apple Daily #newspaper on Friday using a powerful new #securitylaw, a day after the company’s newsroom was raided over articles it had published. Police said a 47-year-old and a 59-year-old were charged with “collusion with a foreign country or with external elements to endanger national security”. Apple Daily said the two charged executives were chief editor Ryan Law and CEO Cheung Kim-hung. FRANCE 24’s Oliver Farry for the latest news.

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