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Hong Kong police raid Apple Daily newspaper offices: live TV

August 10, 2020

Dozens of Hong Kong police officers on Monday searched the headquarters of a media group critical of Beijing hours after its owner Jimmy Lai was arrested under a new national security law.

Live images broadcast on Facebook by Apple Daily’s own reporters showed officers searching their newsroom in an industrial park on the outskirts of the international financial hub.

Dispatches from AFP concerning freedom of information, censorship and news coverage in regions where independent media is under threat.