The 75-year-old founder of the now-shut Apple Daily newspaper is behind bars in a high-profile case filed by Hong Kong’s authorities after a crackdown on the pro-democracy movement. He was accused of “colluding with foreign forces” and charged with sedition under the contentious national security law.
Mr Lai’s British-origin son Sebastien Lai on Wednesday slammed the “hypocrisy” displayed by some governments still trying to trade with China as unexpected.
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