Hong Kongers snap up final edition of Apple Daily newspaper

Staff at Hong Kong's pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily applaud in solidarity as they complete production of the final edition, after authorities froze the paper's assets using a sweeping new national security law. The sudden death of the outspoken paper is the latest blow to Hong Kong's freedoms and deepens unease over whether the international finance centre can remain a media hub as China seeks to stamp out dissent.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting