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The U.S. stands behind Hong Kong freedom fighter Jimmy Lai

One day after pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai was found guilty of fraud charges, the U.S. Department of State responded to the verdict, condemning its “spurious fraud charges” and noting increasing concerns about “deterioration in protection for human rights” under...

The U.S. stands behind Hong Kong freedom fighter Jimmy Lai

One day after pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai was found guilty of fraud charges, the U.S. Department of State responded to the verdict, condemning its “spurious fraud charges” and noting increasing concerns about “deterioration in protection for human rights” under...

Freedom fighter Jimmy Lai found guilty of fraud

In a blow to free speech, pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai has been found guilty of fraud by a court in Hong Kong as China works to stamp out dissent. District Court judge Stanley Chan said Lai committed fraud by not revealing that he operated a consulting firm from...

Five charged in U.S. with spying on those critical of China

Five people, including a U.S. resident, have been charged with conspiracy and other charges related to espionage and a transnational repression scheme in a federal court in Brooklyn. The indictment charges Shujun Wang, a U.S. citizen and Queens resident as well as...

Jimmy Lai receives Catholic University honorary degree while imprisoned

The Catholic University of America has honored Jimmy Lai, media mogul and pro-democracy advocate from Hong Kong, with an honorary degree while he is jailed for alleged violations of the National Security Law. Students and faculty at The Catholic University of America...