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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

'We fear Hong Kong will become just another Chinese city': An interview with Martin Lee

Oct 05, 2019 - 9:00 AM

'We’re proving that Beijing’s power is not invincible or inevitable. We’re demonstrating that failure is not falling down but refusing to stand up,' says Martin Lee, affectionately known as the 'grandfather of Hong Kong democracy'

'GRANDFATHER OF HONG KONG DEMOCRACY'. Barrister and former lawmaker Martin Lee speaks following a silent march against what lawyers and members of the election committee's legal sector claim is political persecution by the Secretary for Justice, while demanding an independent inquiry into the anti-extradition law crisis, in Hong Kong on August 7, 2019. Photo by Philip Fong/AFP