Media mogul Jimmy Lai (pictured) and six others stand accused of turning an approved assembly into an illegal march in 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang Media mogul Jimmy Lai (pictured) and six others stand accused of turning an approved assembly into an illegal march in 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang
Media mogul Jimmy Lai (pictured) and six others stand accused of turning an approved assembly into an illegal march in 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang

Senior Hong Kong police officer tells court the force had no crowd control plan for rally at centre of case against Jimmy Lai, ex-lawmakers

  • Media tycoon Jimmy Lai and six former lawmakers stand accused of organising and taking part in an unauthorised assembly in 2019
  • Prosecutors accuse the seven of turning an approved assembly into an illegal march, but defence argues they were merely trying to avoid overcrowding at the venue

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Media mogul Jimmy Lai (pictured) and six others stand accused of turning an approved assembly into an illegal march in 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang Media mogul Jimmy Lai (pictured) and six others stand accused of turning an approved assembly into an illegal march in 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang
Media mogul Jimmy Lai (pictured) and six others stand accused of turning an approved assembly into an illegal march in 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang
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