Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai in October 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai in October 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai in October 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hong Kong protests: Jimmy Lai jailed for 14 months over role in 2019 illegal rally, while co-defendants receive up to 18 months

  • The 10 defendants, including Figo Chan and Albert Ho, deliberately chose to break the law and challenge public order, judge finds
  • Despite two of the defendants receiving suspended sentences, critics call the punishments excessive and an attempt to discourage protesting

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai in October 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai in October 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai in October 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
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