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Media Mogul Jimmy Lai Vows to Fight On for Hong Kong Freedom

By Kyodo News 14 August 2020

HONG KONG—Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai pledged Thursday to carry on with his fight for the rule of law and freedom in the territory after his arrest for allegedly endangering China’s national security.

Speaking in an interview streamed on YouTube one day after his release from police detention, the Apple Daily owner said he had misjudged China’s reaction toward global criticisms over the imposition of the sweeping national security law on the former British colony.

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