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Hong Kong court dismisses justice secretary’s bid to block Jimmy Lai from hiring UK lawyer for nat’l security trial

Hong Kong’s Court of Appeal has refused to grant the secretary for justice a final chance to appeal against a court decision to allow a UK barrister represent media mogul Jimmy Lai in his high-profile national security trial scheduled to start on December 1. The court said Lai’s case did not involve any “state secrets,” […]