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Apple Daily editors arrested under Hong Kong security law

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Harassment clear and simple. All those protesters were right all along!

Free Hong Kong!

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collusion with a foreign country

Why do always countries like Russia and China come up with such things? That strikes me...

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The arrests of the paper’s editors have also sparked concerns about the future of Hong Kong’s press freedom.

By this point "concerns" is a too soft words, it is clear that there is no longer any press freedom in Hong Kong

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Proof (as any more was needed) the the PRC and the CCP will not keep their word and have no respect for human rights.

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The CCP rears its ugly head again.

Never trust the communists.

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Lai is currently serving a 20-month prison sentence for his role in unauthorized assemblies in 2019, during a period when Hong Kong saw massive anti-government protests.

So is the security law retroactively applied? Not only Hong Kong citizens, foreign residents can be targeted.

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The CCP rears its ugly head again.

Never trust the communists.

I'm pleased to see that you've realised how intensely cringe "ChiComs" is.

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Interesting. HK dissenters arrested by police dressed in Hollister, Abercrombie & Fitch, Polo, Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger, amongst other Occidental brands.

- “More than 200 police officers were involved in the search of Apple Daily’s offices. The govt said a warrant was obtained to look for evidence of a suspected violation of the national security law.” -

Apparently, continuing to take advantage of the conspicuous benefits of capitalism’s products and profit are not necessarily considered “collusion with foreign countries” nor “pro-democracy”.

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Never trust the CHICOMS.

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Never trust the CHICOMS.

The cringe is real.

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It's honestly so sad what's happening in Hong Kong. I really loved Hong Kong for what they were when I visited them before all this crackdown happened. I wish I could do something about it but feel quite helpless... Stay strong Hong Kong and never lose your identity!

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Apparently, continuing to take advantage of the conspicuous benefits of capitalism’s products and profit are not necessarily considered “collusion with foreign countries” nor “pro-democracy”.

Capitalism is inherently anti-democracy. It's no wonder the state capitalism of the PRC is able to adopt anti-democratic measures so easily and so readily.

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Disgusting, but no shock at all. My heart goes out to all at Apple Daily, and all those in HK who believe in democracy and freedom. Sadly, this is not everyone.

Hong Kong, I'm afraid, is now a Nazi-like police state, where anyone who speaks out against the corrupt HK govt, is subject to sudden arrest and "disappearance".

Boycott Hong Kong, Boycott Communist China, Boycott the Genocide Games 2022!

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Stay strong Hong Kong and never lose your identity!

Far, far too late. Their identity as a territory where freedom of thought, speech and movement is finished, gone forever. The smart Hong Kongers have already made plans to get out, either to the UK for those over 24 years old, or elsewhere. They likely have only a ~ 6 month window before they are banned from leaving by their Communist masters.

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This is why Taiwan continues to fight!

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If anyone has any doubt about what China intentions in it's future COLONIES in Africa, South America, South East Asia, and more, Hong Kong should be a good example and a sobering reminder of what is coming.

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Apple Daily editors arrested under Hong Kong security law and may be coming for you next. Not now, but in the future if we let China grow in your own backyard. We need to stop buying anything from China. If we continue to buy, we are part of their plan of total world domination.

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Stranger than fiction? This is exactly what happened in one of the "Ip Man" movies, except then it was the bad, selfish British Military police doing this!

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The Chinese have the sense to keep a tight rein on the media, unlike the West whose media is largely owned and controlled by a certain group of people.

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China has strangled the goose that laid the golden egg. It was the people who made Hong Kong, and the most productive are already gone. China will end up with a rock and an estuary peninsula where no one wants to live because there will be no jobs. It’s not like Shanghai, which manufacturing saved; HK is all trade. Take that away, and you've got a corpse.

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The Chinese have the sense to keep a tight rein on the media, unlike the West whose media is largely owned and controlled by a certain group of people.

Wow. You’re not into the entire “free flow of information” thing. Guess you prefer totalitarian rule to democracy.

Who is this “certain group of people”? They sound nefarious. Please educate us so we can protect ourselves. It can’t be conservatives given how much media they own. It can’t be liberals given how much media they own. Whomever are you talking about?

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Interesting. HK dissenters arrested by police dressed in Hollister, Abercrombie & Fitch, Polo, Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger, amongst other Occidental brands.

Aren't those the companies which send their non-white employees to work in the store rooms? I hope none of those A&F wearing-HKers are overweight either. I'd rather go for Uniqlo, Giordano or even Bossini. I just learnt something - Giordano was actually founded by Lai Chee-Ying. All these years and I never knew until today.

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China has strangled the goose that laid the golden egg. It was the people who made Hong Kong, and the most productive are already gone.

Xi is doing the same in the rest of China. Taking down Jack Ma has mostly stopped foreign investment in the Chinese tech sector. Other tech leaders in China are stepping down to do other things. I would bet a lot of their tech sector leaders would have a hard time leaving for a foreign "business trip" or "vacation" right now. Xi strongly favors state owned enterprises is telling business that they have to look to these SOEs for leadership in their respective sectors of the Chinese economy. Gee, what could go wrong there?

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Apple Daily editors arrested under Hong Kong security law and may be coming for you next.

I wonder how long it will be before the same "officers" knock on the doors at South China Morning Post?

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It was the people who made Hong Kong, and the most productive are already gone.

Xi is doing the same in the rest of China. Taking down Jack Ma has mostly stopped foreign investment in the Chinese tech sector. Other tech leaders in China are stepping down to do other things.

The Cultural Revolution pt II?

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The Cultural Revolution pt II?

Xi very much models himself along the lines of Mao. He calls himself the "Helmsman" and has revived wearing the Zhongshan suit. He pushed through the elimination of term limits and age limits for members of the Standing Committee of the Central Politburo. Party members now have to attend monthly indoc sessions, which annoys the daylights out of most party members who for the most part are business owners who joined the CCP to advance their business interests and to network.

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