The detainees were stopped by China Coast Guard as they tried to make their way to Taiwan. Photo: Weibo
The detainees were stopped by China Coast Guard as they tried to make their way to Taiwan. Photo: Weibo

Hong Kong fugitives held in mainland China ‘selected lawyers’ from list supplied by authorities across the border, city’s security chief reveals

  • Secretary for Security John Lee makes first official comments on fugitives’ legal representation during television interview
  • Families for 12 had previously appointed counsel, but some have already been pressured to quit, and none have been able to see their clients

The detainees were stopped by China Coast Guard as they tried to make their way to Taiwan. Photo: Weibo
The detainees were stopped by China Coast Guard as they tried to make their way to Taiwan. Photo: Weibo
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