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‘Journalism is not sedition’: US criticises raids, arrests at Hong Kong’s media outlet ‘Stand News’

The United States on Wednesday called upon authorities in Hong Kong and China to release the seven people linked to now-shut online media outlet Stand News.

One of Hong Kong’s last pro-democracy media organizations shut down after the city-state raided its office on Wednesday and arrested current and former employees in connection to certain “seditious” articles.