Jimmy Lai


Beijing Empowers Hong Kong Chief Executive To Direct Local Courts on National Security-related Trials

Global Voices

The immediate effect is that Jimmy Lai would lose his right to hire an overseas lawyer to defend against foreign collusion charges, which could lead to a maximum life sentence.


Hong Kong Launches a National Security Legal Battle Against Media Tycoon Jimmy Lai

Global Voices

Jimmy Lai’s case could be complicated as six former staff members of Apple Daily and Next Digital pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit collusion last year.


Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Newspaper May Stop Publication This Week

Voice of America

The parent company of Apple Daily will make a final decision to shut down this Friday after authorities freeze $2.3 million of the paper’s assets


Hong Kong Police Arrest Pro-Democracy Apple Daily Newspaper Executives

Deutsche Welle

Police in Hong Kong have arrested five executives, including the chief editor, of the Apple Daily. The newspaper is known for its critical coverage of China.


Hong Kong: Jimmy Lai and Pro-Democracy Activists Given More Jail Time

Deutsche Welle

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai and several other activists have been charged with taking part in an “unlawful assembly” in connection with a 2019 street protest.


Hong Kong: Pro-Democracy Activists Jailed for Illegal Assembly

Deutsche Welle

Media tycoon Jimmy Lai is among those sentenced for their role in a pro-democracy march in 2019. The defendants were found guilty this month of organizing and participating in unauthorized assemblies.


Hong Kong Media Mogul Jimmy Lai Arrested

Deutsche Welle

Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai has been arrested under China's new national security law for the city, a close aide said.

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