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21 nations condemn Hong Kong press freedom crackdown and closure of news outlets

A statement signed by 21 western nations has condemned Hong Kong’s press freedom crackdown and the arrests of journalists at the now-defunct independent media outlet Stand News. Tuesday’s statement – signed by the US, UK, Australia, Canada and 17 other states – said that “authorities have targeted and suppressed independent media.” Explainer: Press freedom under […]