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

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

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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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]

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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 controversial national security law. Adam Reed reports.

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standwithHK RT @revmahoney: Thankful for the acquittal of Jimmy Lai. However, we must continue to pray & speak up for ALL THOSE facing unjust trials in… 1 day ago

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China Spotlight News Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been found not guilty of criminal intimidation against a reporter in 2017.… https://t.co/9mVmtRVXsv 2 days ago

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dawnandmidnight RT @SarahChampionMP: Jimmy Lai: Hong Kong media tycoon arrested under new security law. Unless this legislation is applied fairly in HK, n… 2 days ago

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SHANGHAI BOY RT @naochashu: “We are not a dog.” 71-year-old billionaire media tycoon Jimmy Lai fled communist China when he was 12. He said Hong Kong pr… 2 days ago

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standwithHK RT @nytimesworld: Today on "The Daily," Jimmy Lai — Hong Kong’s most combative media tycoon and the highest-profile figure arrested under t… 3 days ago

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standwithHK RT @Reuters: A Hong Kong court declared media tycoon Jimmy Lai not guilty of criminal intimidation, ending one of the several cases against… 3 days ago

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