David Perry’s decision to act for the government in prosecuting nine Hong Kong opposition figures sparked controversy in Britain. Photo: Dickson Lee David Perry’s decision to act for the government in prosecuting nine Hong Kong opposition figures sparked controversy in Britain. Photo: Dickson Lee
David Perry’s decision to act for the government in prosecuting nine Hong Kong opposition figures sparked controversy in Britain. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Unfair pressure on top British barrister

  • Confidence in Hong Kong’s justice system has been undermined as political moves in London force distinguished lawyer to pull out of prosecuting nine for unlawful assembly

David Perry’s decision to act for the government in prosecuting nine Hong Kong opposition figures sparked controversy in Britain. Photo: Dickson Lee David Perry’s decision to act for the government in prosecuting nine Hong Kong opposition figures sparked controversy in Britain. Photo: Dickson Lee
David Perry’s decision to act for the government in prosecuting nine Hong Kong opposition figures sparked controversy in Britain. Photo: Dickson Lee
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