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Hong Kong leader says news outlet raid 'nothing to do with' press freedoms


Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam hits back on US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's condemnation on the closure of the city's pro-democracy media outlet Stand News, saying the police raid and arrests have "nothing to do with" press freedom and that their activities cannot be "condoned under the guise of news reporting." SOUNDBITE

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