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Jimmy Lai: Hong Kong businessman
Lai Chee-Ying, known professionally as Jimmy Lai, is a British Hong Kong entrepreneur. He founded Giordano, an Asian clothing retailer, Next Digital, a Hong Kong-listed media company, and popular newspaper Apple Daily. He is one of the main contributors to the pro-democracy camp, especially to the Democratic Party. Although he is known as a Hong Kong political figure, he has been a UK national since 1996

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Hong Kong's Jimmy Lai cleared of intimidation charges [Video]

Hong Kong's Jimmy Lai cleared of intimidation charges

Case against media tycoon dates back to 2017 and is not related to his arrest under China-imposed national security law.

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HK media tycoon cleared of criminal intimidation [Video]

HK media tycoon cleared of criminal intimidation

Hong Kong media tycoon and long-time China critic Jimmy Lai was found not guilty of criminal intimidation on Thursday. The pro-democracy activist was also arrested last month under Beijing's..

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Pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai freed on bail amid Hong Kong crackdown [Video]

Pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai freed on bail amid Hong Kong crackdown

Hong Kong pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy Lai was released on bail over a day after he and other critics of China were rounded up by police as part of a widening crackdown on dissent.View on euronews

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Critics accuse Hong Kong of crackdown on press freedom [Video]

Critics accuse Hong Kong of crackdown on press freedom

The arrest of media tycoon Jimmy Lai under controversial national security law is expected to be the beginning of prominent people's targeting.

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Hong Kong Media Tycoon First To Be Arrested Under New China Security Law [Video]

Hong Kong Media Tycoon First To Be Arrested Under New China Security Law

CNN reports Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai was arrested early Monday. Lai is known for his support of the city's pro-democracy movement and criticism of China. The arrest comes under the new security..

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Hong Kong: Anti-China media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under contentious law [Video]

Hong Kong: Anti-China media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under contentious law

In a controversial move, Jimmy Lai, a media mogul in Hong Kong was arrested reportedly under a new security law. He is the owner of Next Digital Ltd which runs the flagship newspaper, Apple Daily...

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HK tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under security law [Video]

HK tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under security law

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai became the highest-profile person arrested under a new national security law on Monday, detained over suspected collusion with foreign forces as around 200 police..

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Hong Kong media tycoon arrested under new security law [Video]

Hong Kong media tycoon arrested under new security law

Newspaper owner Jimmy Lai and six others linked to his pro-democracy Apple Daily are in custody on charges of colluding with foreign forces.

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Hong Kong police raid newsroom after arrest [Video]

Hong Kong police raid newsroom after arrest

Hong Kong police escorted media tycoon Jimmy Lai through the newsroom of his Apple Daily newspaper as around 200 officers searched the offices of the tabloid publication and removed boxes of evidence.

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National security law: HK media tycoon arrested [Video]

National security law: HK media tycoon arrested

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has become the highest-profile arrest under a new national security law, after he was detained over suspected collusion with foreign forces.

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Hong Kong media tycoon arrested, newspaper raided [Video]

Hong Kong media tycoon arrested, newspaper raided

Jimmy Lai accused of 'colluding with foreign powers' in most high-profile arrest yet under new security law.

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Hong Kong tycoon arrested under security law [Video]

Hong Kong tycoon arrested under security law

Jimmy Lai, one of Hong Kong's most prominent democracy activists, was arrested on Monday for suspected collusion with foreign forces under the national security law, in what is the highest profile..

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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under security law [Video]

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under security law

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been arrested on suspicion of collusionwith foreign powers, his aide said, in the highest-profile use yet of thecity's new national security law. “Jimmy Lai is..

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HK court says media tycoon Jimmy Lai not guilty of criminal intimidation in 2017 case

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A Hong Kong court declared media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai not guilty of criminal intimidation on Thursday, ending one several cases against him after his high-profile arrest last..
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Jimmy Lai: Hong Kong tycoon found not guilty in intimidation trial

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'No world peace without changing China': Media mogul Jimmy Lai calls for US support

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Jimmy Lai: Arrested Hong Kong tycoon tells protesters to be 'careful'

Jimmy Lai tells the BBC he has no regrets, but believes his arrest is "just the beginning".
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Pro-democracy media tycoon freed on bail amid Hong Kong crackdown

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Hong Kong pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy Lai walked free on bail Wednesday, over 40 hours after he and other critics of China were rounded up by police as part of a widening crackdown on dissent. When..
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"Fight on!": Pro-democracy media mogul released in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong's independent press faces dark chapter in China's shadow

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Hong Kong's new security law is transforming the city even faster than expected

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Apple Daily: Hong Kong newspaper defiant after crackdown

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Hong Kong newspaper raided, tycoon detained under new law

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Hong Kong tycoon and activist Jimmy Lai arrested

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Beijing’s Doublespeak in Hong Kong

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As Hong Kong began to absorb the gravity of a new national-security law forced upon it by Beijing, Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive , told a reporter that the city’s residents needn’t..
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Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy media group, arrest founder

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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under national security law

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Hong Kong media tycoon vows to stay and "fight" China, backs U.S. pressure

Embattled Hong Kong publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai - one of the financial hub's most prominent democracy activists - said on Friday he would fight till the last against Beijing's imposition of national..
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United States expresses concern over arrest of Hong Kong publisher

The U.S. State Department has expressed concern after Chinese-ruled Hong Kong arrested publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai, an outspoken critic of Beijing, and two pro-democracy activists.
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Hong Kong police arrest media tycoon Jimmy Lai on illegal assembly charges

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China has denounced leading US Democrat Nancy Pelosi, as “hypocritical”, “malicious” and “despicable” after she tweeted in support of the Hong Kong protesters. “My full support and..
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Hong Kong protester Jimmy Lai says: "We are fighting the first battle of the new cold war" between the West and China

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The publisher of Hong Kong's Apple Daily controlled by pro-democracy tycoon and Beijing critic Jimmy Lai on Wednesday condemned an assault on one of its reporters by unknown assailants at a restaurant.
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