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Hong Kong leader says Stand News arrests not aimed at media industry

Hong Kong leader says Stand News arrests not aimed at media industry

reuters.com · 12/29/2021 23:12
Hong Kong leader says Stand News arrests not aimed at media industry

- The police raid and arrests at the now-closed pro-democracy Stand News outlet were law enforcement actions and were not aimed at the media industry, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday. nL1N2TD1K7

Lam hit back at foreign governments demanding the release of the seven people arrested in relation to the Stand News investigation, saying that would be against the rule of law.


(Reporting by Clare Jim; writing by Marius Zaharia; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)

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