Chow was sentenced to seven months’ imprisonment in Dec. 2 after pleading guilty to charges relating to “illegal assembly” linked to protests outside Hong Kong’s police headquarters on June 21, 2019.
‘Even with Handcuffs, I Feel at Peace’: Pro-democracy Media Mogul Jimmy Lai Says Apple Daily Won’t Change, but No More Protest Activism
Lai is among 13 democrats and public figures accused of incitement in connection with a banned vigil commemorating the 1989 Tiananmen Massacre on June 4th. He also faces multiple charges over last year’s pro-democracy protests which were triggered by a now-withdrawn extradition bill.
Over 100 Police Officers Raid Office of Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Newspaper Apple Daily after the Founder Jimmy Lai was Arrested
The raid comes hours after Jimmy Lai – the founder of Next Digital, which owns the tabloid – was arrested in his home on Monday morning. He was detained for allegedly “colluding” with foreign forces – a crime under the new national security law.
<!–[CDATA[ VOA News For Jimmy Lai, a prominent pro-democracy figure and the founder of Hong Kong’s best-selling newspaper Apple Daily, the prospect of going to jail had never felt so real. “Things are getting so bad, anything like this can happen any day,” he said. Facing seven charges, including organizing and participating in […]
‘No Regrets’: Umbrella Movement Co-founder Chan Kin-man Released After 11-Months in Prison For a Peaceful Protest
<!–[CDATA[ RACHEL WONG | Hong Kong Free Press Chan Kin-man, one of the co-founders of the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement, has been released from prison after serving 11 months of his 16-month sentence. The sociology professor was one of nine activists convicted on public nuisance charges last April for participation in the 2014 protests. Outside Clearwater Bay’s Pik […]
Lin Yi | Epoch Times Hong Kong—In the first week of April, three media—the historic Asia Television (ATV), Next Media’s FACE magazine, and the newspaper The Sun—successively bid farewell to the local media market. The recently released financial reports of media groups have also showed losses, highlighting the plight of the traditional media industry. Commentators […]