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Hundreds of Hong Kong Police Raid Anti-Communist Newspaper Apple Daily

Hundreds of Hong Kong police officers descended upon the offices of leading pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily on Thursday, arresting its editor in chief and four other senior executives on charges of violating the island’s Beijing-imposed “national security law” by “colluding” with foreign powers.

Ryan Law, second from right, Apple Daily's chief editor, is arrested by police officers in Hong Kong Thursday, June 17, 2021. Hong Kong police on Thursday morning arrested the chief editor and four other senior executives of Apple Daily under the national security law on suspicion of collusion with a …

State Media: China Not ‘Intimidated,’ Concerned About G7

China’s state-run Global Times on Monday heaped scorn upon the tepid statement by the Group of Seven (G7) nations against China’s human rights abuses and strategic aggression, judging it barely provocative enough to be insulting, but not forceful enough to disturb Beijing’s agenda.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (C), poses for a family photograph with, from left, Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, France's President Emmanuel Macron, Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson , Italy's Prime minister Mario …

Hong Kong Democracy Activist Agnes Chow Released from Prison

HONG KONG (AP) – Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow was released from jail Saturday after serving more than six months for taking part in unauthorized assemblies during massive 2019 anti-government protests that triggered a crackdown on dissent in the former British colony.

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Hong Kong to Censor Films for Violating Chinese ‘National Security’ Law

Hong Kong’s government announced Friday it will begin censoring films screened in Hong Kong for content interpreted as violating the city’s national security law, imposed illegitimately on Hong Kong by China’s ruling Communist Party last June and creating four new crimes — secession, subversion, terrorism, and collusion with foreign forces.

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks to the media about the new national security law introduced to the city at her weekly press conference in Hong Kong on July 7, 2020. - China has quickly moved to censor Hong Kong's internet and access users' data using a feared new …

China’s Sinovac Urges Third Dose of Its Low-Quality Vaccine

Sinovac Biotech, a Chinese company responsible for the development of one of the least effective Chinese coronavirus vaccines currently in global circulation, suggested on Sunday that patients should receive a third “booster” dose of its product to improve its performance.

In this Sept. 24, 2020, file photo, a worker inspects syringes of a vaccine for COVID-19 produced by Sinovac at its factory in Beijing. China approved two new more COVID-19 vaccines for wider use Thursday, adding to its growing arsenal of shots: one from CanSino Biologics, and a second one …