Hong Kong Independent Media Group Will Relocate To Singapore

Hong Kong Independent Media Group Will Relocate To Singapore

Andrew H. Sweet

The independent news website has announced it will relocate from Hong Kong to Singapore in the wake of a crackdown on political opposition and press freedom under a national security law imposed on the city by Beijing.

Asked by Taiwan media whether the move was linked to a draconian national security law imposed by the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) on Hong Kong from July 1, 2020, Initium's Executive Editor Wu made no direct reply.

Public speech or actions that are critical of the Hong Kong or Chinese authorities have been criminalized under the law.

On July 29, a court in Hong Kong sentenced the first person under the law.

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