Nicaraguan Police Arrest Six More Opposition Leaders in Sweeping Crackdown

Nicaraguan police have arrested six more opposition figures, including the sixth presidential candidate, on July 5 in a sweeping crackdown ahead of the November elections. According to a statement quoted by CNN, police detained presidential candidate Medardo Mairena, farmers’ groups …

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Hong Kong Police Chief Calls for Fake News Law after Apple Daily Shutdown

Hong Kong’s new police chief has proposed a “fake news” law to combat “hostility against the police,” which analysts regard as the next step in the territory’s crackdown on free expression. “I understand that there are residents who are still …

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Hong Kong Police Arrest Former Apple Daily Journalist at Airport

Hong Kong police have arrested on June 27 a former senior journalist of the now-closed pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily at the airport in suspicion of violating the national security law. Police said in a statement that they arrested Fung Wai-kong …

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