Hong Kong’s Jimmy Lai gets new sentence over democracy protests

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    Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been given another prison sentence for organising an anti-Beijing protest in 2019.

    The pro-democracy activist and billionaire is already serving a 14-month jail term on similar charges.

    Seven other leading activists were also sentenced.

    Lai’s assets were frozen this month under Beijing’s national security laws.

    Al Jazeera’s Katrina Yu reports from Beijing, China.

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