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Hong Kong pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been sentenced to 13 months in prison for inciting others to take part in a banned assembly last year to commemorate the Tiananmen Square massacre. Photograph:  Peter Parks/AFP via Getty Images

Jimmy Lai, the Hong Kong media tycoon and one of the city’s most high-profile critics of Beijing, has been sentenced to 13 months in prison for inciti(...)

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow is released from prison on Saturday after serving nearly seven months for her role in an unauthorised assembly during the city’s 2019 anti-government protests. Photograph: Anthony Kwan/Getty

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow was released from prison on Saturday after serving nearly seven months for her role in an unauthorised ass(...)

Jimmy Lai, the 72-year-old founder of Hong Kong tabloid Apple Daily, wrote to his staff from jail.  Photograph: Mike Clarke/ AFP/Getty

The Hong Kong media mogul and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai has told his staff to “stand tall” in a letter from prison, days before being sentenced(...)

Supporters of 47 detained pro-democracy activists outside court in Hong Kong on Monday. Photograph: Vincent Yu/AP

Hundreds of Hong Kongers have defied the threat of prosecution to protest against the charging of 47 pro-democracy politicians swept up in the city’s (...)

Hong Kong law professor and pro-democracy activist Benny Tai  outside Ma On Shan police station on Sunday. Photograph:  Isaac Lawrence/AFP via Getty Images

Forty-seven Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigners and activists were charged on Sunday with conspiracy to commit subversion in the largest single crackd(...)

Newspapers with coverage of the arrest of 53 activists. Photograph: Chan Long Hei/Bloomberg

One of the 53 people arrested in Hong Kong on Wednesday, the American lawyer John Clancey, has been released without charge pending further inquiries.(...)

Members of the media and police officers surround a vehicle carrying John Clancey after his arrest on Wednesday during an apparent crackdown on pro-democracy figures. Photograph: Chan Long Hei/Bloomberg.

Hong Kong police have arrested 53 pro-democracy politicians in one of the biggest purges of the city’s opposition since Beijing imposed a tough new na(...)

Media mogul Jimmy Lai in handcuffs arriving at the Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre after being denied bail in Hong Kong, China.  Photograph: Jerome Favre/ EPA

Hong Kong’s crackdown on dissent has escalated, with national security charges laid against media mogul Jimmy Lai, and a guilty verdict for teenage ac(...)

US president Donald Trump and Chinese president Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago in Florida in 2017.  Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

A dissident once branded Enemy No 1 by the Chinese Communist Party is spreading conspiracy theories about vote-rigging in the US presidential election(...)

Members of the media surround a correctional services bus purportedly carrying pro-democracy activists Agnes Chow, Ivan Lam and Joshua Wong as it leaves the court in Hong Kong on Monday. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

Joshua Wong, the Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigner, pleaded guilty along with two other activists on Monday to unauthorised assembly charges over a 2(...)

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