"Freedom of assembly is not unlimited," Chan said.AdvertisementThe anniversary struck an especially sensitive nerve in the former British colony last year, falling just as Beijing prepared to introduce new security legislation which punishes anything China sees as subversion, secession, terrorism or collusion with foreign forces with up to life in prison.
This year, the Jun 4 Tiananmen Square anniversary event is particularly awkward for Beijing, which celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party.When asked whether commemorating the victims of Tiananmen would violate the new security law, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam last month said that it was important to show respect to the Party.
China has never provided a full account of the 1989 Tiananmen Square violence. The death toll given by officials was about 300, most of them soldiers, but rights groups and witnesses say thousands of people may have died.Wong was given a13-and-a-half-month sentence headtopics.com
last December over an unlawful anti-government rally on Jun 21, 2019, and an additional four-month sentence for participating in an unauthorised protest in October 2019 while also breaking a government law against wearing face masks.While in prison, Wong was arrested in January on suspicion of breaking the new security law, which was introduced in July 2020, by taking part in an unofficial vote to pick opposition candidates for a since-postponed election, which authorities describe as a"vicious plot" to"overthrow" the government.Read more: CNA »
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Cannot tell more than political decisions, HongKong gov just adopt an illegal stance when it suits and but not when it doesn't, the only reason is to fawn over CCP. The Tiananmen vigil has been organized in hk for decades. But make it illegal this year? A penny for her thought. HongKong has a high level of autonomy? Not anymore. Hong Kong is no difference with China now, TiananmenMassacre is a forbidden topic now. TiananmenVigil has been banned, people memorialise the dead are jailed. We witness the fall of this city, please StandWithHongKong.
hk has demonstrated that there is no room for democracy and freedom under ccp administration StandWithHongKong JoshuaWong The separation of powers has left Hong Kong Hong Kong only have political persecution now. HKPoliceState CCP_is_Terrorist All the trials and jailing are just nonsense, CCP is abusing the National security law attempted to threaten us not to oppose the regime and destroyed our democracy. And targeting all our activists send them to jail in order to scare us and make us shut up StandWithHongKong
Deterring the public from peaceful protests with jail sentences means the court is actively playing a role in silencing freedom of expression. Doubt on judicial independence in Hong Kong. DOJ in HongKong: Department of Joke. RuleOfLaw is a joke now. How sorrowful it is. CCP_is_terrorist FreeHongKong
Release ALL political prisoners. NO one should be sentenced because of his/her speech and political views. CCP_is_terrorist FreeJoshuaWong FreeHongKong The sentence is a joke. HKPoliceTerrorists ban the assembly due to the risk of pandemic outbreak. However, more than 20k people keep the social distance and just sit on the floor to chant slogan/ light up candle But the charge is unauthorised assembly. What is the logic of it?
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed for 10 months over Jun 4 assembly HONG KONG : Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong will face another 10 months in jail for participating in an unauthorised assembly on Jun 4, 2020, to ... Joshua Wong is fortunate to only be sentenced to 10 months jail. The damage he caused is extensive. Perceivably, he is not going to be loyal to Hong Kong and China.
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed for further 10 months over June 4 assembly HONG KONG — Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong will face an additional 10 months in jail for participating in an unauthorised assembly on June 4 last year to commemorate the 1989 crackdown on protesters in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square . If he thought this was bad, he should come over to Singapore. No no not welcome In Singapore P is not for protest P is for productive tripartism, progress and peaceful economic and social activism 这个垃圾卖国贼我一拳可以打死五个
US calls on Hong Kong to release Tiananmen vigil activistsUnited States Secretary of State Antony Blinken called for the release on Friday (May 7) of four Hong Kong activists who were jailed for taking ... Everyone knows geopolitics and US dirty politics should know well that TIANANMEN Square protests were orchestrated by American Nixon and his CIA friend James Lilley, American coup, regime change ops in China A message to Ummah – Prophet Muhammad SAW said, ‘If my Islam stays in the same state then I fear it will perish’. A divine dream of Muhammad Qasim from 2015. Qasim’s dreams have warning and glad tidings for the future. Learn more at Release ALL political prisoners. NO one should be sentenced because of his/her speech and political views. CCP_is_terrorist FreeJoshuaWong FreeHongKong
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15-year-old among 5 arrested under Hong Kong security law: Police HONG KONG : A 15-year-old was among five people arrested in Hong Kong under a sweeping national security law, police said on Thursday (May 6), with ... disappeared