Hong Kong pro-democracy information web site closes after raid, arrests

HONG KONG (AP) — A vocal pro-democracy web site in Hong Kong shut down Wednesday after police raided its workplace and arrested seven present and former editors, board members and a journalist in a seamless crackdown on dissent within the semi-autonomous Chinese language metropolis.

Stand Information mentioned in an announcement that its web site and social media are now not being up to date and shall be taken down. It mentioned all staff have been dismissed.

The outlet was one of many final remaining overtly crucial voices in Hong Kong following the shuttering of the Apple Every day newspaper, which

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