Jimmy Lai's son fears for his imprisoned father

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Billionaire Hong Kong publisher Jimmy Lai has been languishing in prison for the past three years. He’s one of the most high-profile supporters of the island’s pro-democracy movement and a persistent thorn in China's side. His son Sebastien Lai tells host Marco Werman that he expects his father’s December court proceedings to be a show trial. 

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