Hong Kong national security law: detained ex-lawmaker awaiting trial barred from attending father’s funeral, told he can watch online squib

The detained former leader of Hong Kong’s biggest opposition party has been barred from attending his father’s funeral, but the Correctional Services Department has said it will allow him to watch the ceremony online.The Democratic Party’s Wu Chi-wai, currently in jail awaiting three separate trials, had earlier requested he be allowed to pay tribute to his father – who died last month – in person on Friday.A former lawmaker, the 58-year-old has been charged under the Beijing-imposed national…
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