Jailed Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai handed new 14 months sentence over unauthorised assembly

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 assembly on October 1, 2019, during one of the city’s pro-democracy rallies that year. This month, Lai – who is already serving sentences adding up to 14 months… Read More Jailed Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai handed new 14 months sentence over unauthorised assembly

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai jailed for unauthorised assembly

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai will serve 12 months in prison for taking part in an unauthorised assembly during the 2019 mass pro-democracy protests in the Chinese-ruled financial hub. Hong Kong’s District Court Judge Amanda Woodcock gave Lai a 15-month sentence, reduced by three months in mitigation. Martin Lee, who helped launch the city’s… Read More Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai jailed for unauthorised assembly