Jimmy Lai

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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(...)

Former lawmaker and barrister Martin Lee is among the seven convicted on charges of organising and participating in an unlawful assembly during massive anti-government protests in 2019. Photograph: Isaac Lawrence/AFP via Getty

A Hong Kong court has convicted some of the city’s most senior pro-democracy figures, including media mogul Jimmy Lai, of unauthorised assembly during(...)

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(...)

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(...)

 Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai stands outside the West Kowloon Magistrates Courts in Hong Kong, in October. Photograph: Jerome Favre/EPA

Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai was denied bail on Thursday on a charge of fraud related to the lease of a building that h(...)

Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker Ted Hui, who has been arrested for allegedly participating in social unrest last year. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images

Hong Kong police have arrested two pro-democracy lawmakers for allegedly participating in social unrest last year as authorities crack down after the (...)

 Media tycoon and founder of Apple Daily Jimmy Lai (right)  leaves  Mongkok Police Station in Hong Kong, China, on Tuesday. Photograph: Jerome Favre/EPA

Hong Kong pro-democracy figure and media mogul Jimmy Lai received a hero’s welcome as he returned to his newspaper after being arrested on allegations(...)

An Apple Daily newspaper is seen at a newsstand on Tuesday. Photograph:  Billy HC Kwok/Getty Images

Hong Kong’s Apple Daily tabloid responded with defiance on Tuesday to the arrest of owner Jimmy Lai under a new national security law imposed by Beiji(...)

Jimmy Lai, centre, who founded local newspaper Apple Daily, is arrested by police officers at his home in Hong Kong on Monday. Photograph: AP

More than 200 Hong Kong police and detectives swooped on the offices of an independent newspaper on Monday and arrested pro-democracy media tycoon(...)

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