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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai could face life in prison as security law trial moved to higher court

Pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai is to stand trial on national security charges in Hong Kong’s High Court, where the maximum penalty is life imprisonment. The 73-year-old Apple Daily founder, who is currently serving 20 months behind bars for his role in three unauthorised protests in 2019, appeared before Chief Magistrate Victor So on Tuesday […]