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Hong Kong activists arrested over last year's democracy rallies

Apr 18, 2020 - 3:44 PM

Among those arrested is media tycoon Jimmy Lai, founder of anti-establishment tabloid Apple Daily

Hong Kong media tycoon and founder of Apple Daily newspaper Jimmy Lai (C) leaves the Kowloon City police station in Hong Kong on February 28, 2020, after being arrested on the suspicion of taking part in an unauthorised assembly on August 31 last year. Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai, a high profile critic of Beijing, was arrested on February 28 for taking part in last year's pro-democracy protests that rocked the city for seven months.  ISAAC LAWRENCE / AFP

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested over pro-democracy rally

Feb 28, 2020 - 2:58 PM

Hong Kong police say they also arrested and charged along with Lai, veteran pro-democracy activists Lee Cheuk Yan and Yeung Sum

ARRESTED. This photograph taken on June 19, 2015 shows media tycoon Jimmy Lai gesturing during an interview in Hong Kong. Photo by Philippe Lopez/AFP

Attackers throw rotten animal organs at Hong Kong media tycoon

Nov 12, 2014 - 10:58 PM

Jimmy Lai owns Next Media which runs the Apple Daily newspaper and website often publishing articles critical of Beijing and has been visiting the city s main pro democracy protest site in the Admiralty business district

File photo of Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy supporter Jimmy Lai attending a rally near the government headquarters in Hong Kong on September 28, 2014 by Alex Ogle/ AFP