Hong Kong protests: media boss Jimmy Lai and two former lawmakers convicted of joining illegal demonstration in 2019

Apr 7, 2021 | INVESTING

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying and two former lawmakers have admitted joining an illegal anti-government protest in 2019.Lai pleaded guilty on Wednesday in the District Court to knowingly taking part in an unauthorised assembly on August 31, 2019, more than two months into the social unrest that rocked the city that year.Veteran opposition figures and ex-lawmakers Yeung Sum, 73, and Lee Cheuk-yan, 64, admitted the same offence. They were all convicted after entering their guilty…

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