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China – Hong Kong: Serious Concerns Over Arrest of Media Publisher and Pro-Democracy Activist Jimmy Lai

China – Hong Kong: Serious Concerns Over Arrest of Media Publisher and Pro-Democracy Activist Jimmy Lai

By | August 13, 2020 at 1:49 pm

PEN International is concerned by reports that Jimmy Lai, pro-democracy activist and owner of prominent Hong Kong newspaper Apple Daily, has been detained with eight others on national security charges. Lai’s arrest, which coincides with raids on his media company, Next Digital, and the arrest of his two sons, marks the latest example of the newly enacted […]

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PEN Condemns Prosecution of Publisher Gui Minhai

PEN Condemns Prosecution of Publisher Gui Minhai

By | February 25, 2020 at 11:26 am

London, February 25, 2020 – The conviction and sentencing of Swedish-Chinese publisher Gui Minhai to 10 years in prison on charges of ‘providing intelligence’ abroad appears to be in retaliation for his work as a publisher and in response to international calls for his freedom, said PEN International today, as it called on the Chinese authorities […]

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