FAMOUSLY outspoken Hong Kong pro-democracy supporter and media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been refused bail on a fraud charge amid a growing crackdown on dissent in the semi-autonomous city.
Jimmy Lai of Next Digital, publishers of the Apple Daily newspaper, was among 10 people arrested on August 10, 2020, on what police claim was suspicion of violating a national security law and collusion with a foreign country.
Mr Lai appeared in court Thursday, December 3 and was denied bail.
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