Jimmy Lai, a Hong Kong tycoon, has been sentenced to 14 months in prison.

28th May,2021

Jimmy Lai, a Hong Kong tycoon, has been sentenced to 14 months in prison.

Jimmy Lai, a jailed Hong Kong media billionaire and Beijing critic, was sentenced to a further 14-month sentence on Friday for organising an unlawful assembly on Oct. 1, 2019, during one of the city's pro-democracy marches.
The punishment was delivered out in DistrictCourt by Judge Amanda Woodcock.
Lai, who is already serving a 14-month sentence for his role in previous protests on August 18 and August 31, 2019, and nine other activists pleaded guilty to organising an unlawful assembly earlier this month.
He's been in jail since December when a separate national security trial granted him bail. Under the new law, which China enacted in 2020 in reaction to the demonstrations, he faces three charges, including connivance with a foreign government.
Activists Figo Chan, Lee Cheuk-yan, Albert Ho, and Leung Kwok-hung, also known as Long Hair in Hong Kong, were each convicted to 18 months in prison for two charges in this case, to be served concurrently.