Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy figure Jimmy Lai charged with fraud

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Lai, whose newspaper Apple daily was raided by police this year, is denied bail until April amid accusations of improper use of his office space Jimmy Lai, the Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy activist whose Apple Daily newspaper was raided by police earlier this year, has been denied bail after being charged with fraud. Lai – the owner of Hong Kong tabloid and founder of Next Digital Media – will be held on remand until his next court date in April next year. Lai has been one of the loudest pro-democracy voices in Hong Kong, amid a worsening crackdown on dissent. On Wednesday Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow, and Ivan Lam were jailed for their activism. Continue reading... ▶ Full story on theguardian.com
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