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Hong Kong Media Tycoon Jimmy Lai In Custody After Fraud Charge

Hong Kong Media Tycoon Jimmy Lai In Custody After Fraud Charge

Hong Kong media mogul and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai was denied bail on Thursday on a fraud charge related to the lease of a building that houses his Apple Daily, an anti-government tabloid. Authorities have stepped up clampdown on key opposition figures in the Chinese-ruled city since Beijing bypassed the local legislature and imposed sweeping …

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