Jimmy Lai

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The Civil Human Rights Front has been a significant presence or organiser of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Photograph: Isaac Lawrence/AFP via Getty

A major civil society group that was behind some of Hong Kong’s biggest protests has disbanded under increasing pressure from police. The Civil Human(...)

The Biden administration will this week warn US companies of the increasing risks of operating in Hong Kong as China asserts greater control over the financial hub. A woman looks at her smartphone by the Victoria Harbour waterfront in Hong Kong on July 12, 2021. (Photo by Peter PARKS / AFP) (Photo by PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images)

The Biden administration will this week warn US companies of the increasing risks of operating in Hong Kong as China asserts greater control over the (...)

Protesters gather in front of  China’s embassy in Paris to protest the closure of Apple Daily. Photograph:   Alain Jocard/AFP

Hong Kongers were the mourners and the city’s newsstands the funeral parlour as residents lined up across the city to buy the final edition of Apple D(...)

An Apple Daily journalist holds freshly-printed copies of the newspaper’s last edition to be distributed to supporters gathered outside their office in Hong Kong early on June 24th, 2021, as the pro-democracy tabloid was forced to close under a sweeping new national security law. Photograph: Daniel Suen/AFP/Getty Images

Hong Kong police arrested a former senior journalist with the now-closed Apple Daily newspaper at the international airport on Sunday night on a suspe(...)

People queue up to buy last issue of Apple Daily at a newspaper booth at a downtown street in Hong Kong on Thursday. Photograph: Vincent Yu/ AP

Apple Daily, the vibrant tabloid that is probably the last effective voice of the free press in Hong Kong, has spoken its last, shut down its press, a(...)

Customers queue in the rain to buy copies of the final edition of Apple Daily  at a newsstand  in Hong Kong on Thursday. Photograph: Paul Yeung/Bloomberg

Hundreds of Hong Kongers queued for hours to buy the final edition of Apple Daily on Thursday morning, a day after the pro-democracy newspaper closed (...)

An Apple Daily columnist was arrested on Wednesday under China’s sweeping national security law. Photograph: Jerome Favre/EPA

Apple Daily, the pro-democracy Hong Kong tabloid founded by media tycoon Jimmy Lai, will close after its assets were frozen and its journalists were a(...)

Police officers leave the Apple Daily newspaper offices in Hong Kong on Thursday. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

Hong Kong police have arrested senior editors and executives of a newspaper belonging to pro-democracy mogul Jimmy Lai in the first use of the territo(...)

Media mogul Jimmy Lai  is escorted   from  a Correctional Services Department vehicle  into court  in Hong Kong. This May he  and nine other activists pleaded guilty in a district court to organising an unauthorised assembly. Photograph:  EPA/Jerome Favre

Jailed Hong Kong media tycoon and Beijing critic Jimmy Lai was given a new prison sentence of 14 months on Friday over his role in an unauthorised as(...)

Media mogul Jimmy Lai (72), who is facing other charges including under the national security law imposed by Beijing last year, has been detained on remand since late last year. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty

A group of Hong Kong’s most senior pro-democracy activists including media mogul Jimmy Lai were handed jail sentences on Friday for unlawful protests (...)

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