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The World: Top News Headlines

Pro-democracy advocate Jimmy Lai sentenced in Hong Kong. Views expressed in this geopolitical news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Content provided by "The World"--produced by PRX/GBH. Accessed on 16 April 2021, 1838 UTC, Post 1166. Source (email subscription to "The World"): https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/FMfcgxwLtZpqXcgZzntKzPlCBXBwHCJG Please click link or scroll down to read your selections. Thanks for joining us today. Russ Roberts https://www.hawaiigeopolitcalnews.com In the news today Pro-democracy advocate Jimmy Lai sentenced in Hong Kong Credit: AP/File photo In another apparent blow to the democracy movement in Hong Kong, media tycoon Jimmy Lai, 73,  was sentenced Friday  to 14 months in prison. The pro-democracy advocate was sentenced alongside other leading activists for their role in organizing and participating in a 2019 anti-government protest. At the same time in Hong Kong, former lawmaker Martin Lee, 82, and three oth