There will be no foreign judge present when the Court of Final Appeal hears its first national security law case next week. Photo: Warton Li There will be no foreign judge present when the Court of Final Appeal hears its first national security law case next week. Photo: Warton Li
There will be no foreign judge present when the Court of Final Appeal hears its first national security law case next week. Photo: Warton Li

No foreign judges will hear the first national security law case before Hong Kong’s top court

  • The case centres on a lower court’s decision to grant bail to media tycoon Jimmy Lai, who was accused of collusion under the security law
  • Court of Final Appeal panels without a foreign judge are practically unheard of, with 690 out of 700 cases heard since the handover including at least one

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
There will be no foreign judge present when the Court of Final Appeal hears its first national security law case next week. Photo: Warton Li There will be no foreign judge present when the Court of Final Appeal hears its first national security law case next week. Photo: Warton Li
There will be no foreign judge present when the Court of Final Appeal hears its first national security law case next week. Photo: Warton Li
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