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Hong Kong justice dep’t appeals against court decision to let UK lawyer represent media tycoon Jimmy Lai

Hong Kong’s Department of Justice (DoJ) has appealed against a court’s decision to let a UK barrister represent media tycoon Jimmy Lai in his upcoming high-profile national security trial. High Court Judge Jeremy Poon last month granted an application despite prosecution objections to allow King’s Counsel Timothy Owen to represent Lai at the trial scheduled […]