Hong Kong Tycoon Jimmy Lai Returned to Prison Pending Trial | Hong Kong News


Lai, a vocal critic of Beijing, is one of the most prominent figures accused under a sweeping security law that China has imposed on the financial center.

Hong Kong pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy Lai was sentenced to jail on Thursday after the city’s highest court responded to the prosecution’s request to deny him bail.

Lai, a vocal critic of Beijing, is one of the most prominent figures accused under a sweeping security law that China imposed on the financial center in late June in an effort to stamp out dissent.

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