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# Jimmy Lai

Last year
Hong Kong pro-democracy tycoon Jimmy Lai jailed for over five years on fraud charge
It is the latest of a series of cases against prominent activists that critics say are aimed at crushing dissent in the city.
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Hong Kong tycoon jailed over banned Tiananmen vigil
Jimmy Lai has already been jailed for taking part in pro-democracy protests.
Jimmy Lai among three Hong Kong activists convicted over Tiananmen vigil
Lai, the 74-year-old owner of the now-shuttered pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper, was found guilty of unlawful assembly charges.
Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai gets 14-month jail term over 2019 pro-democracy protest
The 73-year-old is currently serving a separate 14-month jail term for convictions related to other unauthorised rallies in 2019.
Hong Kong democracy activist seeks to be freed ahead of trial accused of colluding with foreign forces
Jimmy Lai is one of several activists facing long-jail terms over new laws prompted by the Hong Kong anti-government protests.
Hong Kong media tycoon denied bail after being charged under new national security law
The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the law “makes a mockery of justice”.
Hong Kong newspaper owner arrested during office raid by police
He was among seven people detained on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces.