Hong Kong Newspaper Raided, Tycoon Detained Under New Law

Police also arrested prominent pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow Ting at her home.

  • Published 10 August 2020

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HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities broadened their enforcement of a new national security law on Monday, arresting media tycoon Jimmy Lai, searching the headquarters of his Next Digital group and carting away boxes of what they said was evidence. In the evening, police also arrested prominent pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow Ting at her home, according to a tweet by fellow activist Nathan Law, who is currently in Britain. A post on Chow’s official… Read at AP News