Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy Stand News, arrest six on sedition charges

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Hong Kong police raids Stand News Office in the early morning of December 29, 2021. Image from Hong Kong CitizenNews. Used with permission Hong Kong’s most popular pro-democracy online news outlet, Stand News, was raided by over 200 national security police officers in the early morning of December 29, 2021. Six staff members, including current and former directors, were arrested for conspiring to publish seditious material. The officers cited the Crimes Ordinance law, which was established during the British colonial era. Other staff members, including accounting staff; Kenny Leung, feature n…

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