Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested on illegal assembly charges

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested on illegal assembly charges

Hong Kong publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai and two other pro-democracy activists were arrested by police on charges of illegal assembly. Lai, the 71-year-old founder of Next Media, which publishes the popular, anti-government Apple Daily newspaper, was picked up by police from his house Friday morning for taking part in a march banned by police on 31 August.

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