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Hong Kong tycoon arrested under security law

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Hong Kong tycoon arrested under security law

Hong Kong tycoon arrested under security law

Jimmy Lai, one of Hong Kong's most prominent democracy activists, was arrested on Monday for suspected collusion with foreign forces under the national security law, in what is the highest profile arrest yet under the new legislation.

Ryan Brooks reports.


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