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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai convicted over June Tiananmen Square vigil

Hong Kong Activist Jimmy Lai Convicted

Jimmy Lai and two other pro-democracy activists were convicted Thursday for their roles in last year’s banned Tiananmen candlelight vigil under the new law that criminalizes unauthorized assembly.

Convicted activists: Lai, along with vice chairperson of the disbanded Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China Chow Hang-tung and activist and former reporter Gwyneth Ho, were convicted for taking part in or inciting others to join the candlelight vigil in 2020, according to CBS News.