National security police escort Stand News acting editor-in-chief Patrick Lam from the outlet’s Kwun Tong office in handcuffs. Photo: May Tse
National security police escort Stand News acting editor-in-chief Patrick Lam from the outlet’s Kwun Tong office in handcuffs. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong’s Stand News shuts down after national security police arrest 7, freeze HK$61 million in assets

  • Current and former chief editors arrested on Wednesday as more than 200 police take part in morning raids; ex-Apple Daily editor already in custody among the seven
  • Singer Denise Ho and barrister Margaret Ng, former board members, among those arrested, while online outlet’s deputy assignment editor Ronson Chan taken in for questioning

National security police escort Stand News acting editor-in-chief Patrick Lam from the outlet’s Kwun Tong office in handcuffs. Photo: May Tse
National security police escort Stand News acting editor-in-chief Patrick Lam from the outlet’s Kwun Tong office in handcuffs. Photo: May Tse
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