”It’s not a political statement.” Hong Kong Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma says an independent judiciary is key to maintaining the rule of law. The case of media tycoon Jimmy Lai will be among Ma's last rulings before he steps down this week. #香港 More:
HK media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under national security law - top aide
In Opinion The Hong Kong police on Monday arrested the publisher Jimmy Lai. In May, Lai wrote, "I have feared that one day the Chinese Communist Party would grow tired not only of Hong Kong’s free press but also of its free people. That day has come."