Who is Jimmy Lai, the billionaire democracy advocate out on bail?

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Jimmy Lai at Hong Kong student protests in 2014/Image Courtesy of WikiCommons under public domain

Jimmy Lai has made a name for himself in the past as a self made billionaire, but he is also known for his intense anti-China politics in his various publications, notably Apple Daily.

Lai has been arrested before, but this time the consequences may be more dire than usual for Hong Kong’s media as a whole.

 

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