Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai is released from a police station on bail on February 28. Photo: AP
Albert Cheng
Opinion

Opinion

Albert Cheng

As Carrie Lam and Beijing tighten their grip, Hong Kong must rely on its independent judiciary

  • Hongkongers must see Jimmy Lai’s arrest for what it is: a clampdown on the city’s cherished freedom of speech and freedom of the press. Equally ominous is the government’s bundling of the HK$10,000 cash handouts with more police funding
Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai is released from a police station on bail on February 28. Photo: AP
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