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Hong Kong activists convicted of unauthorised assembly over annual Tiananmen Square vigil after guilty pleas
Six members of Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China formally entered pleas at District CourtPolice had banned the event in 2020 at Victoria Park on public health grounds
HONG KONG (Reuters): Hong Kong media group Next Digital Ltd announced on Sunday (Sept 5) that it aimed to go into liquidation and its board of directors had resigned to facilitate the process.
Hong Kong activists are creating a virtual Noah's Ark to preserve a record of their protests, as China moves to outlaw the physical symbols including an opposition newspaper and a museum.
News highlights from Asean countries in the Star-AseanPlus section for Thursday (Aug 19)
HONG KONG (Bloomberg): A pair of Hong Kong activists identified Jimmy Lai and a former aide as "masterminds” in campaign to sanction China, as part of plea deal that strengthens the government’s national security case against the jailed media tycoon.
HONG KONG: The first person convicted under the National Security Law for Hong Kong has been sentenced to nine years in jail for terrorist activities and inciting secession.Leon Tong Ying-kit, who displayed a flag with a secessionist slogan and rammed into police officers during a protest last year, was found guilty of terrorism and incitement to secession on Tuesday.
HONG KONG (China Daily/ANN): Four higher-ups of now-closed tabloid Apple Daily on Thursday (July 22) were denied bail by West Kowloon Magistrates' Courts for colluding with foreign countries or with external forces to endanger national security.
Despite a reduced presence, political titles from opposition figures still being sold at first book fair held since national security law came into effectOrganisers stress city’s publishing industry has never vetted books before printing and selling
European Parliament to call for Beijing Winter Olympic boycott and sanctions on Hong Kong leaders over Apple Daily closure
The Parliament is expected to support a motion that expresses concern about the ‘dismantling of the city’s free society’The non-binding motion also urges Brussels to impose ‘targeted sanctions’ on the city’s leaders, including Chief Executive Carrie Lam
National security law: jailed media tycoon Jimmy Lai asks court to restore his voting rights at Next Digital
When the security minister froze HK$500 million of Lai’s assets in May, he also prohibited the businessman from exercising his voting rightsLai, who faces multiple charges under the national security law, is now arguing voting does not constitute ‘dealing with’ the assets