Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Media Closes After Police Raid

Juliet Song
By Juliet Song
December 29, 2021China in Focus

One of Hong Kong’s last pro-democracy media outlets is shutting down.

The outlet, Stand News, says it has stopped operation and dismissed all staff members after a series of moves from Hong Kong authorities. Police raided the news outlet’s office, froze its over $7 million dollars in assets, and arrested seven staff members.

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