Police lead Jimmy Lai (centre) away from his home after he was arrested in Hong Kong on Monday. Photo: AFP Police lead Jimmy Lai (centre) away from his home after he was arrested in Hong Kong on Monday. Photo: AFP
Police lead Jimmy Lai (centre) away from his home after he was arrested in Hong Kong on Monday. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong arrest of media tycoon Jimmy Lai sparks international condemnation

  • US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says arrest is proof the Chinese government has ‘eviscerated’ Hong Kong’s freedoms
  • Britain, EU and UN also express concern over police move just over a month into the implementation of the new national security law

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Police lead Jimmy Lai (centre) away from his home after he was arrested in Hong Kong on Monday. Photo: AFP Police lead Jimmy Lai (centre) away from his home after he was arrested in Hong Kong on Monday. Photo: AFP
Police lead Jimmy Lai (centre) away from his home after he was arrested in Hong Kong on Monday. Photo: AFP
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