Hong Kong pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai denied bail in fraud case

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai was thrown behind bars without bail on Thursday as part of a growing crackdown on dissent in the semi-autonomous city. Jimmy Lai, the chairman of Next Digital, which publishes the Apple Daily newspaper, was among 10 people arrested on Aug. 10 on suspicion of violating a national security law… Continue reading at New York Post