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Hong Kong media tycoon arrested under new security law

Newspaper owner Jimmy Lai and six others linked to his pro-democracy Apple Daily are in custody on charges of colluding with foreign forces.

Police in Hong Kong have arrested one of the most prominent figures under the new national security law.

Jimmy Lai and six others linked to his pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily are in custody on charges of colluding with foreign forces.

The Hong Kong Journalists Association says it is a worrying development for media freedom.

Al Jazeera’s Sarah Clarke reports.