Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested over alleged foreign collusion | The Guardian

Leading pro-democracy figure detained under controversial new national security lawHong Kong media tycoon and leading pro-democracy figure, Jimmy Lai, has been arrested for alleged foreign collusion, according to an executive at his company.The 71-year-old Lai, who was already facing several other charges over the organisation and promotion of protests last year, was detained on Monday morning under the new national security laws, said Mark Simon, Lai’s top aide, and his news outlet, Apple Daily. Continue reading…

Leading pro-democracy figure detained under controversial new national security law

Hong Kong media tycoon and leading pro-democracy figure, Jimmy Lai, has been arrested for alleged foreign collusion, according to an executive at his company.

The 71-year-old Lai, who was already facing several other charges over the organisation and promotion of protests last year, was detained on Monday morning under the new national security laws, said Mark Simon, Lai’s top aide, and his news outlet, Apple Daily.

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