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Trial of pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai begins in Hong Kong

The trial of media billionaire and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai is getting underway in Hong Kong. Critics of the Chinese Communist Party have rallied to his defense since his arrest in 2020.

Shibani Mahtani, investigative correspondent for the Washington Post, joins us.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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