URGENT: Hong Kong media mogul Lai faces 1 year jail term over 2019 rally

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Pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy Lai was sentenced to one year in prison by a Hong Kong court Friday for taking part in an unauthorized protest in 2019. Four other activists were also jailed in the case for between eight and 18 months on the same charges of organizing and taking part in the rally and march held on Aug. 18, 2019.

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