Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai was sentenced to 13 months’ jail on Monday for his participation in a banned Tiananmen Square vigil. Photo: Winson Wong
Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai was sentenced to 13 months’ jail on Monday for his participation in a banned Tiananmen Square vigil. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai, 7 others get jail sentences ranging from 4½ to 14 months over banned Tiananmen Square vigil

  • The 74-year-old Apple Daily founder, already behind bars, is sentenced to 13 months, while his co-defendants are jailed for up to 14 months each
  • The group are the last of 24 to be sentenced for their roles in the 2020 candlelight vigil, which police banned for the first time in 30 years

Topic |   June 4 vigil in Hong Kong
Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai was sentenced to 13 months’ jail on Monday for his participation in a banned Tiananmen Square vigil. Photo: Winson Wong
Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai was sentenced to 13 months’ jail on Monday for his participation in a banned Tiananmen Square vigil. Photo: Winson Wong
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