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Jimmy Lai's appointment of Yingyu ︱ Li Jiachao did not answer whether the postponement is unfair, saying that it is most in line with the interests of the legal system

2022-11-29T03:03:28.886Z

Chief Executive Li Jiachao attended the press conference before the guild this morning (29th). He was asked about the dispute over the hiring of overseas lawyers in the case of Next Media founder Jimmy Lai and whether the interpretation of the law was proposed by the central government. Li Jiachao said that he was only reporting the "National Security Law"



Chief Executive Li Jiachao attended the press conference before the guild this morning (29th). He was asked about the dispute over the hiring of overseas lawyers in the case of Next Media founder Jimmy Lai and whether the interpretation of the law was proposed by the central government. Li Jiachao said that he was only reporting the implementation of the "National Security Law" The report mentioned the case and recommended that the central government interpret the law.


In addition, the Department of Justice stated that it would apply to the court for adjournment of the trial, but the national security bill involved by Li Zhiying will be tried on this Thursday (1st), and Li Zhiying has been remanded for nearly two days since his arrest in August 2020 In 2009, a reporter asked Li Jiachao in English whether this was unfair to Jimmy Lai, and whether the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress held a meeting to discuss the case of Li Zhiying, but Li Jiachao did not answer positively.


Li Jiachao was asked whether the central government asked the Hong Kong government to request the interpretation of the law.

He reiterated that he mentioned Li Zhiying's case in his report to the central government, and suggested that it be submitted to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress for interpretation.

He revealed that the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress will hold a meeting on the procedures for interpreting the law as soon as possible (There are procedures as fast as I know about meeting to be conducted by the NPCSC), and what the final result of the request for interpretation of the law will be. Li Jiachao described the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress as "absolute authority” (absolute authority), will be left to the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress to decide.

Li Jiachao did not respond positively to the application of the Department of Justice to postpone the trial, whether it was unfair to Li Zhiying, who had been remanded for more than two years, but in the subsequent reporter's question, Li Jiachao said that the central government knew the trial date of Li Zhiying's case and believed that the central government Attach importance to the report submitted by the Hong Kong government, and will request the central government to deal with it as soon as possible.

He said that it is most suitable and in line with the interests of the case and the legal system to deal with Li Zhiying's case after the results of the National People's Congress's interpretation of the law are released.

Jimmy Lai's employment certificate︱Tang Jiahua: Overseas lawyers have no way to follow up on Li Zhiying's employment certificate if they leave Hong Kong after completing the case︱Li Jiachao has submitted a report to the central government for official interpretation of Li Zhiying's employment certificate︱Liaison Office said The judiciary has the responsibility to prevent acts that endanger national security Jimmy Lai’s appointment of imperial petition︱Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office: Fully affirmed that the Chief Executive’s interpretation of the law is necessary to maintain national security. adjourn trial

Source: hk1

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