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Hong Kong asks Beijing to intervene after top court blocks bid to stop media tycoon Jimmy Lai from hiring UK lawyer

Beijing will be invited to determine whether overseas counsels are allowed to take part in national security trials in Hong Kong, Chief Executive John Lee said on Monday. The announcement came hours after a ruling from the city’s top court upheld an earlier decision to allow a UK barrister to represent media tycoon Jimmy Lai […]