Press freedom concerns as ex-leader CY Leung attacks firms advertising in pro-democracy Apple Daily

Former chief executive Leung Chun-ying has been targeting the pro-democracy Apple Daily for almost two weeks, urging his supporters to boycott companies which bought advertising space in the pro-democracy tabloid. Leung first mentioned one of the newspaper’s full-page advertisers on March 16. Highlighting an electric appliance retailer by name, Leung said on his Facebook page: “Should […]