National Security Law: Hong Kong Paralegal Faces Collusion Charge as Media Mogul Jimmy Lai Arrested Again in Jail
Li was among a group of 12 activists — facing criminal charges in Hong Kong linked to the anti-extradition bill protests — who were arrested by the Chinese coastguard on August 23 last year while fleeing to Taiwan by speedboat. They were later charged by mainland authorities with illegally entering their waters.
2020 RSF Press Freedom Awards: Three Winners and a Special Prize Honors Jimmy Lai, Founder of Apple Daily in Hong Kong
The 2020 RSF Press Freedom Awards Ceremony, which took place on 8th December in Taipei. Reporters without borders is a French organization promoting freedom of expression and the press. The name in French is “Reporters Sans Frontieres” or RSF.
‘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 He also faces multiple charges over last year’s pro-democracy protests which were triggered by a now-withdrawn extradition bill.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.