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Apple removes app used by Hong Kong protesters after China warning

It follows an accusation from China's state media that the app "obviously helps rioters"

AFP | PTI  |  Hong Kong 

Apple

on Thursday removed a Hong Kong map application used by protesters following a warning by Beijing, the developer said.

According to a statement published by the makers of HongKongmap.live, said "your app has been used in ways that endanger law enforcement and residents in Hong Kong".

It follows an accusation from China's state media that the app "obviously helps rioters".

First Published: Thu, October 10 2019. 10:00 IST
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