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Jimmy Lai, a billionaire media tycoon, based in Hong Kong, has been arrested, accused of sedition, criminal fraud, and collusion with foreign forces.
The 71-year-old Lai, originally from Mainland China, owns a right-wing tabloid Apple Daily. He is known for dutifully echoing media salvos that are being fired by Western governments and media outlets, salvos against Beijing, and SAR administration, which in turn gained him, in the West, of course, various flattering and unreal titles such as 'an outspoken pro-democracy figure in Hong Kong who regularly criticizes China's authoritarian rule' (CBS News).
The Guardian reported:
"The Hong Kong journalist association head, Chris Yeung, said the raid was "horrendous." "I think in some third-world countries there has been this kind of press freedom suppression, I just didn't expect it to be in Hong Kong," he told media."
Lies, of course. Obvious lies. A random internet search immediately returned results, headlines such as "Spanish gendarmes raid premises of Catalan newspaper in search of referendum material."
"Some kind of third-world countries" is surely a racist, patronizing and derogatory expression, which is, shockingly, regularly used by the so-called 'pro-democracy' activists in Hong Kong. These 'activists' are respectful only towards the West, no matter what atrocities West is committing all over the world, and even at home.
Jimmy Lai, as well as many of his colleagues, are actually racists, against their own country - China - and non-Western countries and races in all corners of the Planet.
Their language and definitions would be, actually, unacceptable, even illegal, in such countries like the U.K. or the U.S. They manage to get away with their derogatory, patronizing and racist linguistics mainly because of the obedience of the mass media in the West, which is under strict orders not to criticize Hong Kong's anti-Chinese individuals, particularly leaders.
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