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Jimmy Lai trial: Hong Kong to ask Beijing to rule on use of overseas legal professionals in nationwide safety instances

Hong Kong CNN  —  Hong Kong’s chief mentioned he’ll ask Beijing to find out whether or not overseas legal professionals can work on nationwide safety instances within the metropolis, a transfer with repercussions for the upcoming trial of jailed pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai. The announcement got here Monday, hours after the Court docket of…