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US State Department slams ‘spurious’ Jimmy Lai fraud conviction in Hong Kong

Under US policy, Washington determined in 2020 that Hong Kong was no longer autonomous from Beijing because of the national security law. Price said the move against Lai “undermines” China’s obligations under the Sino-British Joint Declaration, which was supposed to guarantee Hong Kong a “high degree of autonomy” after the …

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Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai, 6 former employees hit with fresh sedition charge

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying and six former senior employees of his now-defunct Apple Daily newspaper have been slapped with a new sedition charge while awaiting trial under the Beijing-imposed national security law.Prosecutors on Tuesday added the fresh count to the seven defendants’ indictment as they returned to …

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