Jimmy Lai charged under Hong Kong’s national security law

Jimmy Lai charged under Hong Kong’s national security law

Prominent media tycoon and pro-democracy campaigner Jimmy Lai has been charged under Hong Kong’s national security law, local media reported on Friday.

Police confirmed a 73-year-old man had been charged with offences including “collusion with a foreign country or with external elements to endanger national security” and would appear in court on Saturday.

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