Hong Kong arrest of media tycoon Jimmy Lai sparks international condemnation


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Police lead Jimmy Lai (centre) away from his home after he was arrested in Hong Kong on Monday. Photo: AFP Hong Kong Hong Kong arrest of media tycoon Jimmy Lai sparks international condemnation US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s says the arrest was proof that the Chinese government has ‘eviscerated’ Hong Kong’s freedoms Britain, EU and the United Nations also express concern over the police move just over a month into the implementation of the new national security law