Apple Daily editor-in-chief Ryan Law, in handcuffs, is escorted into the tabloid’s offices by national security police on Thursday morning. Photo: Winson Wong
Apple Daily editor-in-chief Ryan Law, in handcuffs, is escorted into the tabloid’s offices by national security police on Thursday morning. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong national security law: 5 Apple Daily arrests for alleged foreign collusion, marking first time police deem publication of certain newspaper articles to be a crime under Beijing-imposed legislation

  • Police detain Apple Daily editor-in-chief, four others on suspicion of conspiracy to collude with foreign forces, holding them accountable for more than 30 articles calling for sanctions on China
  • Security chief insists the operation is not a media clampdown, but simply targets an organisation using ‘news coverage as a tool’ to endanger national security

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Apple Daily editor-in-chief Ryan Law, in handcuffs, is escorted into the tabloid’s offices by national security police on Thursday morning. Photo: Winson Wong
Apple Daily editor-in-chief Ryan Law, in handcuffs, is escorted into the tabloid’s offices by national security police on Thursday morning. Photo: Winson Wong
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