Jimmy Lai’s lawyer urged the judge to consider either a fine or suspended jail sentence given the ‘very peaceful’ nature of the protest. Photo: EPA-EFE Jimmy Lai’s lawyer urged the judge to consider either a fine or suspended jail sentence given the ‘very peaceful’ nature of the protest. Photo: EPA-EFE
Jimmy Lai’s lawyer urged the judge to consider either a fine or suspended jail sentence given the ‘very peaceful’ nature of the protest. Photo: EPA-EFE
Jimmy Lai

Hong Kong protests: media boss Jimmy Lai and two ex-lawmakers face up to five years in jail for joining illegal rally

  • Lai pleads guilty to knowingly taking part in an unauthorised assembly that began in Wan Chai on August 31, 2019
  • Yeung Sum and Lee Cheuk-yan admit same offence, but insist their actions were show of civil disobedience

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Jimmy Lai’s lawyer urged the judge to consider either a fine or suspended jail sentence given the ‘very peaceful’ nature of the protest. Photo: EPA-EFE Jimmy Lai’s lawyer urged the judge to consider either a fine or suspended jail sentence given the ‘very peaceful’ nature of the protest. Photo: EPA-EFE
Jimmy Lai’s lawyer urged the judge to consider either a fine or suspended jail sentence given the ‘very peaceful’ nature of the protest. Photo: EPA-EFE
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