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State media in Hong Kong attack choice of UK lawyer for Jimmy Lai’s security law trial, raise prospect of mainland hearing

State-controlled pro-Beijing newspapers in Hong Kong have fiercely criticised the decision to let a senior British barrister represent Jimmy Lai in his high-profile national security trial, quoting one pro-China figure as saying the hearing should be shifted to the mainland if necessary. Lai, 74, is set to be represented by King’s Counsel Timothy Owen as […]