Jimmy Lai among seven found guilty of unauthorized assembly in HK
Updated 14:32, 01-Apr-2021

A court in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) found Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai and six former lawmakers guilty of organizing and taking part in an unauthorized assembly in Hong Kong in August 2019, local media reported on Thursday.

Prosecutors accused the seven of turning an approved assembly in Victoria Park into an illegal march to Central under the pretext of crowd control. 

Lai, founder of Apple Daily and media group Next Digital of Hong Kong, also faces charges of fraud and colluding with foreign forces and endangering national security under the National Security Law for the HKSAR.

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