The latest show trial of Hong Kong’s most famous political prisoner will end this week. What remains is the guilty verdict.
Jimmy Lai, founder of the pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, has been accused of fraud. His alleged crime? Lease a small portion – well under 1% – of the headquarters of his media company Next Digital to a Lai family business. Mr. Lai paid market rent to publicly traded company Next Digital, which disclosed the agreement to shareholders.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-railroading-of-jimmy-lai-continues-trial-fraud-national-security-law-beijing-ccp-hong-kong-apple-daily-jury-civil-china-free-speech-news-11661457214 The Railroading of Hong Kong’s Jimmy Lai Continues