Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under national security law
Photo from Apple Daily’s Twitter account.
Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai, a prominent supporter of the city’s pro-democracy protests, was arrested in the early morning of August 10 for colluding with foreign forces, which is a violation of the new national security law.
Lai is the founder of Next Digital, which owns Apple Daily News and Next Magazine. His two sons, who are not in the media business, and four other top members of his news corporation were also arrested under the draconian law…