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The Chinese mission to the EU on Monday said the bloc was openly interfering by criticising the arrest of a Hong Kong media tycoon, Jimmy Lai, under the territory’s new security law. “The EU side openly interferes in Hong Kong affairs and China’s internal affairs by making irresponsible remarks about the law-based exercise of duties […]




Britain said Monday it was “deeply concerned” by the arrest of pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy Lai in Hong Kong, warning that China was silencing political opponents in the city. “This is further evidence that the national security law is being used to silence the voice of the opposition,” said a spokesman from prime minister Boris […]




Britain said Monday it was “deeply concerned” by the arrest of pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy Lai in Hong Kong, warning that China was silencing political opponents in the city. “This is further evidence that the national security law is being used to silence the voice of the opposition,” said a spokesman from prime minister Boris […]




The European Union on Monday accused China of using Hong Kong’s new security law to crack down on media freedom, after the arrest of tycoon Jimmy Lai. A spokesman for Josep Borrell, the EU foreign policy chief, said Lai’s arrest and the raid on his newspaper Apple Daily “stoke fears” for freedom of expression in […]




The European Union on Monday accused China of using Hong Kong’s new security law to crack down on media freedom, after the arrest of tycoon Jimmy Lai. A spokesman for Josep Borrell, the EU foreign policy chief, said Lai’s arrest and the raid on his newspaper Apple Daily “stoke fears” for freedom of expression in […]




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