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
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

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