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National security law: Apple Daily editorial writer arrested at airport while trying to leave Hong Kong

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A senior editorial writer of Hong Kong’s Apple Daily newspaper was arrested at the airport on Sunday night while attempting to leave the city, according to sources, just as an online news portal acted to purge most of its commentaries over concerns related to the national security law.Fung Wai-kong, 57, was intercepted by police at the airport at about 10pm when he tried to leave the city for allegedly violating the national security law. A source said he was being investigated for collusion…
A senior editorial writer of Hong Kong’s Apple Daily newspaper was arrested at the airport on Sunday night while attempting to leave the city, according to sources, just as an online news portal acted to purge most of its commentaries over concerns related to the national security law.Fung Wai-kong, 57, was intercepted by police at the airport at about 10pm when he tried to leave the city for allegedly violating the national security law. A source said he was being investigated for collusion…
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