Arrested Hong Kong media tycoon tells staff to ‘fight on’


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Media mogul Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, founder of Apple Daily, is seen as he was released on bail, after he was arrested by the national security unit in Hong Kong, China August 12, 2020. — Reuters pic HONG KONG, Aug 12 — Hong Kong pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy Lai today told his reporters to “fight on” following his dramatic arrest, as China widens its crackdown on critics in the semi-autonomous business hub. A clampdown has gathered pace in Hong Kong since Beijing imposed a sweeping security law in June, with opposition politicians disqualified and activists arrested for social media posts. Lai,...