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Jimmy Lai: Hong Kong billionaire gets 14-month jail term over anti-government protest in 2019

Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai was sentenced to more jail time Friday over his role in an anti-government protest in 2019, as authorities step up a crackdown on dissent in the city. Lai and nine others were charged with incitement to take part in an unauthorized assembly when they walked down […]

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Hong Kong’s media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under controversial national security legislature

Hong Kong’s media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been arrested under Hong Kong’s national security legislation, and his newspaper raided. He is accused of ‘colluding with foreign powers’. Lai’s Apple Daily reported that 10 police officers arrived at the 72-year-old’s home at 7am and began live streaming a raid on its headquarters by scores of police […]