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Hong Kong’s Apple Daily, symbol of pro-democracy movement, to close

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Apple Daily, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy tabloid targeted by a national security police raid last week, is to close and will print its final edition on Saturday, the company board has announced. The paper and its activi...

Hong Kong’s first ‘national security’ trial begins without jury

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The first trial under Hong Kong’s new national security law will be held without a jury, a landmark moment for the financial hub’s fast-changing legal traditions. Tong Ying-kit, 24, was arrested under the new law the ...

Hong Kong’s Apple Daily newspaper in crisis talks to avert shutdown, advisor says

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The board of Hong Kong’s Apple Daily newspaper is in crisis talks amid expectations it could shut down in a matter of days after the arrest of its senior editors and executives, and the freezing of its assets and acco...

Hong Kong’s ‘Grandma Wong’ arrested for solo Tiananmen protest

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Police in Hong Kong have arrested a 65-year-old democracy activist as she staged a lone demonstration over China’s deadly Tiananmen crackdown, in a vivid illustration of the zero tolerance wielded by authorities towar...

Hong Kong’s Jimmy Lai and his media empire face uncertain future

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The sentencing of the high-profile Hong Kong activist Jimmy Lai may offer a foretaste both of his own future and of the media empire he built. For the 73-year-old tycoon, the 14-month prison sentence handed down on Fr...