China Readies the Boot in Hong Kong
Arrest of popular media figure for three-year-old offense spells trouble
The Hong Kong government has been urging calm and solidarity in the face of the coronavirus challenge. But it has begun to use the virus as a partial cover for very divisive action: vengeance on high-level activists who participated in the eight months of protests which began last July.
It also appears to be firing a shot across the bows of media critica…