Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai is currently serving a 20-month sentence for his roles in three unauthorised demonstrations. Photo: EPA-EFE
Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai is currently serving a 20-month sentence for his roles in three unauthorised demonstrations. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hong Kong’s High Court rules that government restriction of Jimmy Lai’s Next Digital voting rights complies with national security law

  • Lai’s lawyers had urged the move so he could vote on his company’s liquidation, but authorities warned doing so could pose national security risk
  • The 73-year-old Apple Daily founder, now serving 20 months over three unauthorised demonstrations, faces two charges under national security law

Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai is currently serving a 20-month sentence for his roles in three unauthorised demonstrations. Photo: EPA-EFE
Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai is currently serving a 20-month sentence for his roles in three unauthorised demonstrations. Photo: EPA-EFE
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