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Hong Kong leader says she cannot accept claims press freedom faces “extinction”

China Carrie Lam press conference

Hong Kong, ChinaReuters Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she could not accept suggestions that press freedom in the city faces “extinction”, just days after police raided an online media outlet and arrested seven people including senior editors. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks at a news conference in Beijing, China, on […]

Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy media outlet, arrest six

China Hong Kong skyline

Hong Kong, ChinaReuters Hundreds of Hong Kong national security police raided the office of online pro-democracy media outlet Stand News on Wednesday and arrested six people, including senior staff, for “conspiracy to publish seditious publications”. The raid further raises concerns about the freedom of speech and that of the media in the former British colony, […]