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Hong Hong publisher’s arrest is part of intimidation campaign: Cardinal Zen

December 11, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: The arrest of pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai is part of a campaign of “political intimidation” by Chinese authorities, Cardinal Joseph Zen has said. Lai, a prominent Catholic, is the publisher of an influential newspaper, and his arrest is seen as a bid to muzzle political opposition. He could face life imprisonment under the terms of Hong Kong’s new security law.

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