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Hong Kong Publisher Jimmy Lai Arrested

Jimmy Lai, the outspoken publisher of Hong Kong’s widely read pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, was arrested Monday on suspicion of foreign collusion under a new national security law Beijing has imposed on the city in response to a year of pro-democracy unrest, according to a senior executive at Mr. Lai’s publishing company.

Police entered Mr. Lai’s home and informed him that he was being arrested under suspicion of national security and other violations, the executive, Mark Simon, said. Police have also conducted searches…

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