The man who 'orchestrated' Hong Kong protests & got into trouble with China


He’s been mocked for years in China’s state-controlled news media for being fat, which he isn’t, and denounced recently as a CIA agent, a “black hand” and a member of an US-directed “gang of four” supposedly responsible for orchestrating the Hong Kong protest movement that is now in its 12th week.

He says he isn’t any of those, either. This week the object of all that opprobrium, Jimmy Lai, a Hong Kong media tycoon, rose in Chinese propaganda from the number three spot in the “gang.....

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