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Frances Hui is policy and advocacy coordinator for the Committee for Freedom in Hong Kong Foundation.

As Jimmy Lai languishes in prison, fellow activists convicted in Hong Kong

May 31, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

Fourteen pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have been convicted of subversion while billionaire Catholic convert Jimmy Lai, 76, remains imprisoned. Read more

Hong Kong media tycoon and Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai.

Catholic bishops call on Hong Kong government to release pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai

Nov 8, 2023

By Daniel Payne

Ten bishops from around the world have called for the release of Lai, who was originally arrested in August 2020... Read more

Newspaper publisher and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai poses during an interview in Hong Kong in 2020.

Pro-democracy Catholic Jimmy Lai marks 1,000th day in jail awaiting trial

Sep 26, 2023

By Courtney Mares

As the publisher and activist awaits a December trial, human rights groups have published an open letter calling on the... Read more