Watch This | Arrest of Apple Daily executives doesn't affect press freedom, but protects media ecosystem in HK
The Hong Kong police arrested five executives of a media company last week on suspicion of violating the National Security Law. Editor-in-chief Ryan Law Wai-kwong of Apple Daily and chief executive officer of Next Digital Cheung Kim-hung were denied bail on Saturday (June 19).
DotDotNews invites Li Kin-ho, HK practising solicitor and chairman of Y Legalites for an exclusive interview on the incident.
"It demonstrates an example of the rule of law, which is actually well in place in HK. It could well facilitate the healthy development of the local media ecosystem," he said.
What offense did they commit under the National Security Law in HK? Are there any similar cases in other countries? What does it mean to press freedom in HK? Watch the video for more of Li's insights.
（有片）法律專家： 蘋果高層被捕無關新聞自由 國際有先例