After the wave of arrests: Hong Kong media tycoons Apple Daily buy out of Protest

in Protest against the arrest of media Mogul Jimmy Lai and other activists have bought Hong Kong on Tuesday by the daily newspaper "Apple Daily". Already in t

After the wave of arrests: Hong Kong media tycoons Apple Daily buy out of Protest

in Protest against the arrest of media Mogul Jimmy Lai and other activists have bought Hong Kong on Tuesday by the daily newspaper "Apple Daily". Already in the morning, the pro-democratic sheet, which belongs to the group of Lai was sold out in some stores. In front of other stores, long queues formed.

The newspaper reported in its current edition in detail about the wave of arrests and the searches of their premises, on the day before more than 200 police officers were involved. "Apple Daily has to continue the fight," was to be read in large letters on the title-page.

the wind from the back of the group experienced Lais on the stock exchange. The course of the Next Digital, the parent company of "Apple Daily", to put after a sharp jump on Monday, on Tuesday at times by more than 300 percent.

In a large police operation had been taken on the eve of the critical publisher of Lai and other well-known activists. It was the biggest blow to the Hong Kong democracy movement since the introduction of a controversial security law by China at the end of June.

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in addition to the Familiar and the staff of Lai were taken at the lecture, the well-known activist Agnes Chow, as well as their comrades-in-arms Wilson Li and Andy Li, which resulted in fierce criticism abroad.

The far most extensive intervention to date

China is because of its Hong Kong-politics massively in the criticism. The law is directed against activities, which China regards as subversive, separatist or terrorist. It is the most far-reaching intervention in Hong Kong's autonomy, and he is China national security far-reaching powers. Hong Kong's democratic Opposition believes that the law is aimed at you.

Updated Date: 11 August 2020, 07:20

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