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Pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai freed on bail amid Hong Kong crackdown

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Pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai freed on bail amid Hong Kong crackdown

Pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai freed on bail amid Hong Kong crackdown

Hong Kong pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy Lai was released on bail over a day after he and other critics of China were rounded up by police as part of a widening crackdown on dissent.View on euronews


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