HK’s Apple Daily raided by 500 officers over national security law

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By Sara Cheng and Sharon Abratique HONG KONG (Reuters) -Five hundred Hong Kong police officers sifted through reporters’ computers and notebooks at pro-democracy tabloid Apple Daily on Thursday, the first case in which authorities have cited media articles as potentially violating the national security law. Around dawn, police arrested five executives of the newspaper, and officers were later seen sitting at computers in the newsroom after entering with a warrant to seize journalistic materials, including from reporters’ phones and laptops. The raid is the latest blow to media tycoon Jimmy Lai…

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