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When Hong Kong passed its controversial national security law in June 2020, opponents warned that it would lead to censorship of voices critical of China’s Communist government, which sought to bring the semi-autonomous city back under its control. Those fears were vindicated in mid-June, when police stormed the offices of Apple Daily, one of the last pro-democracy newspapers and an unapologetic defender of Hong Kong’s autonomy.
Hundreds of Hong Kong police officers raided the paper’s offices, arresting the editor in chief, opinion writers, and execu
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