No foreign judges will hear the first national security law case before Hong Kong’s top court

Jan 28, 2021 | INVESTING

No foreign judges will preside over the first national security law case before Hong Kong’s top court on Monday, when it is slated to review a key provision in the legislation relating to a lower court’s decision to grant bail to media tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying.The absence of any non-permanent foreign jurists in the proceedings has raised eyebrows in the legal sector, though it remained unclear whether the judiciary had invited any judges from abroad, or if the chief executive had named any to…

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