“Beijing has insisted on wielding its power to suppress independent media and silence dissenting views,” US President Joe Biden said on Thursday. Photo: UPI/Bloomberg “Beijing has insisted on wielding its power to suppress independent media and silence dissenting views,” US President Joe Biden said on Thursday. Photo: UPI/Bloomberg
“Beijing has insisted on wielding its power to suppress independent media and silence dissenting views,” US President Joe Biden said on Thursday. Photo: UPI/Bloomberg

‘Repression by Beijing’ killed Hong Kong’s Apple Daily, Joe Biden says

  • US president and lawmakers from both parties denounce the moves that forced the ‘much-needed bastion of independent journalism’ to close
  • Biden also calls for release of detained journalists and media executives, saying their work is ‘not a crime’

Topic |   US-China relations
“Beijing has insisted on wielding its power to suppress independent media and silence dissenting views,” US President Joe Biden said on Thursday. Photo: UPI/Bloomberg “Beijing has insisted on wielding its power to suppress independent media and silence dissenting views,” US President Joe Biden said on Thursday. Photo: UPI/Bloomberg
“Beijing has insisted on wielding its power to suppress independent media and silence dissenting views,” US President Joe Biden said on Thursday. Photo: UPI/Bloomberg
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