Media mogul Jimmy Lai arrives at the Court of Final Appeal to hear the verdict in his bail case on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang Media mogul Jimmy Lai arrives at the Court of Final Appeal to hear the verdict in his bail case on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Media mogul Jimmy Lai arrives at the Court of Final Appeal to hear the verdict in his bail case on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang

National security law: Jimmy Lai to stay behind bars as Hong Kong top court rules previous judge failed to properly interpret tough new threshold for bail

  • High Court previously determined the 73-year-old had an arguable defence for the two cases against him and was unlikely to abscond
  • But panel of judges on Tuesday finds High Court incorrectly interpreted the stringent new threshold for bail under the Beijing-imposed legislation

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Media mogul Jimmy Lai arrives at the Court of Final Appeal to hear the verdict in his bail case on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang Media mogul Jimmy Lai arrives at the Court of Final Appeal to hear the verdict in his bail case on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Media mogul Jimmy Lai arrives at the Court of Final Appeal to hear the verdict in his bail case on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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