PBS NewsHour

How China is limiting freedom of the press in Hong Kong

Clip: 08/10/2020 | 5m 6s Video has closed captioning.

China expanded its crackdown on Hong Kong Monday, arresting a prominent pro-democracy activist and media owner. Jimmy Lai was paraded through his newsroom in a move designed to silence the press in the semi-autonomous territory. And it comes as the highest-level American official in decades visited Taiwan to reinforce U.S. ties to that island -- in defiance of Beijing. Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 08/10/20

Rating: NR

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