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Pro-Beijing media in Hong Kong denounce 'traitor' Jimmy Lai

HONG KONG, June 23 (Reuters) - Pro-Beijing newspapers have ramped up criticism of jailed media tycoon Jimmy Lai, with illustrations portraying him as a "dog-like animal" and a shoe-shiner doing the bidding of the United States. The attacks have intensified since 500 officers raided Lai's pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper and...
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The rise and fall of HK's Apple Daily and media magnate Jimmy Lai

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong’s last remaining major pro-democracy newspaper, Apple Daily, will publish its final edition on Thursday following an unrelenting crackdown by authorities under a sweeping China-imposed national security law that has smothered freedoms. Following is a timeline of events leading up to this. June 20, 1995...
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CPJ to confer press freedom award on Jimmy Lai

New York [US], June 23 (ANI): The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has said it will honour Jimmy Lai, the imprisoned founder of Hong Kong's Next Digital media company and Apple Daily newspaper, with the 2021 Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award. The award is presented annually by CPJ's board of...
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Honoring Jimmy Lai – WSJ

The Committee to Protect Journalists was founded 40 years ago to fight for journalists who are “attacked, imprisoned or killed.” In this spirit, the CPJ on Monday announced it is honoring Hong Kong’s Jimmy Lai with its 2021 Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award. Mr. Lai, the founder, owner and contributor to the Apple Daily newspaper, won’t be able to accept the award in person because he sits in prison in Hong Kong.
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