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Catholic cardinal, others arrested on Hong Kong security law

HONG KONG (AP) — A 90-year-old Roman Catholic cardinal, a singer and at least two others have been arrested in Hong Kong on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces to endanger China’s national secu...

After Trayvon Martin, Crump became civil rights go-to lawyer

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Before Trayvon Martin, George Floyd, Michael Brown, Breonna Taylor and other Black people died at the hands of white police officers or self-appointed vigilantes, there was Martin L...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai faces 12 months in prison for unauthorized assembly

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai will serve 12 months in prison for taking part in an unauthorized assembly during the 2019 mass pro-democracy protests in the Chinese-ruled financial hub. Hong Kong...

Hong Kong democracy leaders given jail terms amid crackdown

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court on Friday sent five leading pro-democracy advocates, including media tycoon Jimmy Lai, to up to 18 months in prison for organizing a march during the 2019 anti...

7 Hong Kong democracy leaders to be sentenced amid crackdown

HONG KONG (AP) — Seven of Hong Kong’s leading pro-democracy advocates, including 82-year-old veteran activist Martin Lee and pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai, are expected to be sentenced Friday f...

Hong Kong: Pro-democracy activists face sentencing

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai and eight other pro-democracy activists are set to be sentenced on Friday for illegal assembly. The activists were found guilty earlier this month of organizing and p...

Media figure Jimmy Lai convicted over 2019 protests in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — Seven Hong Kong pro-democracy advocates were convicted Thursday on charges of organizing and participating in an unlawful assembly during massive anti-government protests in 201...

7 convicted in Hong Kong over 2019 pro-democracy protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Seven pro-democracy advocates were convicted Thursday for organizing and participating in an unlawful assembly during massive anti-government protests in 2019, as Hong Kong continues ...

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists found guilty

Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement suffered a heavy blow on Thursday when nine veteran activists were convicted over a massive rally in 2019. Hong Kong District Court found seven democrats, incl...

Hong Kong activist publisher Jimmy Lai appeals bail denial

HONG KONG (AP) — Prominent Hong Kong democracy advocate and newspaper publisher Jimmy Lai returned to court to relaunch his appeal for bail on Thursday ahead of his April trial on charges of colluding...

Two plead guilty as leading Hong Kong activists go on trial

HONG KONG (AP) — Two Hong Kong democracy activists pleaded guilty Tuesday to organizing or participating in an illegal assembly during massive anti-government protests in 2019. The ...

Hong Kong: Two activists plead guilty to illegal assembly

Two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists pleaded guilty on Tuesday to organizing or participating in an illegal assembly during anti-government protests in 2019. Au Nok-hin and Leung Yiu-chung are both ...

UK lawyer quits Hong Kong team prosecuting activists

A British prosecutor hired by the Hong Kong government has pulled out of leading a team to prosecute a group of prominent Hong Kong dissidents, the city's Department of Justice said on Wednesday, ...

HK media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under national security for 'colluding with foreign powers'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong media mogul and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai (黎智英) has been arrested along with one of his sons under the contentious national security law, local media repo...

Hong Kong disqualifies 12 opposition nominees for assembly

HONG KONG (AP) — At least 12 Hong Kong pro-democracy nominees including Joshua Wong were disqualified for a September legislative election, with authorities saying Wednesday they failed to uphold the ...