Customers snap up multiple copies of Friday’s Apple Daily on the morning after five of its senior executives were arrested. Photo: Felix Wong Customers snap up multiple copies of Friday’s Apple Daily on the morning after five of its senior executives were arrested. Photo: Felix Wong
Customers snap up multiple copies of Friday’s Apple Daily on the morning after five of its senior executives were arrested. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong adviser assures residents buying Apple Daily won’t violate national security law as queues greet first edition after arrests

  • ‘Core issue’ behind Thursday arrests of five of the tabloid’s senior executives was articles calling for sanctions on the city or central government, Ronny Tong says
  • Newsstands, meanwhile, reported brisk sales, with some customers saying they believed purchasing the Friday edition was a way of expressing support for press freedom

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Customers snap up multiple copies of Friday’s Apple Daily on the morning after five of its senior executives were arrested. Photo: Felix Wong Customers snap up multiple copies of Friday’s Apple Daily on the morning after five of its senior executives were arrested. Photo: Felix Wong
Customers snap up multiple copies of Friday’s Apple Daily on the morning after five of its senior executives were arrested. Photo: Felix Wong
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