Hong Kong: Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai and six former employees of his now defunct Apple Daily are now facing sedition charges while awaiting trial under the Beijing-imposed national security law.
Hong Kong: Hong Kong Police arrested a former editor of now-defunct pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper on Wednesday, media reports said.
Beijing: The Chinese government has opposed a European Parliament resolution on Hong Kong, which had denounced the closure of the city's pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily after its editors and owner were hounded by China.
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday expressed sadness over the closure of the Apple Daily and said her nation will continue to support freedom for Hong Kong.
Washington: US President Joe Biden described the shutting down of Apple Daily following a police crackdown as a 'sad day' for media freedom in Hong Kong and around the world.
Hong Kong: Hong Kong's major pro-democracy paper Apple Daily has announced its closure, just days after the head office of the organization was raided by police, giving a blow to press freedom of the city.
Hong Kong: Days after a police raid was conducted in the office of Apple Daily in Hong Kong, the pro-democracy print newspaper said it could stop publishing on Saturday.
Washington: A senior Hong Kong-based journalist has said the raid conducted by police in the Apple Daily newsroom last week sent shudders through the media industry.
China’s assumption of direct control over Hong Kong affairs, contravening binding undertakings made at the 1997 handover, is increasingly blatant, a major international newspaper slammed Beijing in its editorial on Monday.
Hong Kong: Despite police raids, Hong Kong pro-democracy tabloid Apple Daily continued its operations and printed 500,000 copies of Friday’s paper, media reports said.
London: UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab on Thursday targeted China over the raids and arrests at Apple Daily in Hong Kong and said it demonstrated Beijing is using the National Security Law to target dissenting voices.