Jimmy Lai’s Arrest Signals New Limits for Hong Kong Dissent

Lavern Vogel

HONG KONG—China’s marketing campaign to quash dissent in Hong Kong accelerated with the arrest of pro-democracy media baron Jimmy Lai, sending an ominous signal about the future of a cost-free push and the new limitations on people hard Beijing’s tightening grip on the former British colony. Mr. Lai was amongst […]

HONG KONG—China’s marketing campaign to quash dissent in Hong Kong accelerated with the arrest of pro-democracy media baron Jimmy Lai, sending an ominous signal about the future of a cost-free push and the new limitations on people hard Beijing’s tightening grip on the former British colony.

Mr. Lai was amongst 10 swept up Monday, such as Agnes Chow, a 23-yr-outdated politician who is properly acknowledged for aiding to guide pro-democracy protests, in the latest transfer by authorities to implement a new nationwide stability legislation imposed by the mainland on Hong…

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