Hong Kong hires British QC to prosecute pro-democracy activists

UK politicians challenge David Perry’s decision to act against group accused of illegal assembly

A British barrister has agreed to act for the Hong Kong government next month in its efforts to convict Jimmy Lai and eight other pro-democracy activists accused of taking part in an illegal assembly in 2019.

David Perry’s decision has been challenged by the chair of the foreign affairs select committee, Tom Tugendhat, and by the Labour peer Lord Adonis.

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