Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai is due to stand trial in September on national security charges. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai is due to stand trial in September on national security charges. Photo: Sam Tsang

National security law: Hong Kong to pass legislative amendment ‘in months’ to ban British lawyer from Jimmy Lai trial, after Beijing ruling

  • Committee for Safeguarding National Security, chaired by city leader, expected to call meeting and lay down framework for amendment
  • Country’s top legislative body had on Friday clarified two clauses of the Beijing-decreed legislation, stating the matter required chief executive’s input

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai is due to stand trial in September on national security charges. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai is due to stand trial in September on national security charges. Photo: Sam Tsang
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