Hong Kong People Say “No” To Chinese Communist Party
On July 1, Hong Kong people participated in the July 1 march
saying no to Beijing authorities and Hong Kong government.
This is the annual march in Hong Kong, launched by Civil
Human Rights Front (CHRF).
This year’s march theme is to defend Hong Kong autonomy
without fear of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) intimidation;
Its to have the citizens’ direct nominations accepted.
The CCP white paper made Hong Kong people angry for it
impinged on freedom and democracy.
The large number of marchers is exceptional over
The march began from Victoria Park at 15:30hrs. At
19:30hrs , the last batch of the procession left Victoria Park.
CHRF estimated march numbers of 510 thousand; but the Hong
Kong police said only 92 thousand.
Students Surround Central and Chief Executive’s Office
Hong Kong Federation of Students (HKFS) and Scholarism
launched campaigns of overnight occupation in Central and
surrounded the Chief Executive’s Office once the march
finished at 23:30 hours.
They want to force the government to accept the reform
proposal of civic nomination.
HKFS published a July 1st disobedience declaration saying
that resistance is obligation when injustice becomes reality.
Their students are willing to take the legal consequences by
betting their future.
They believe Hong Kong can have a real future with dignity
However this will only happen if Hong Kong people stand
on the street without fear of the regime.
The students said they will leave at 08:00 hrs on Wednesday.
The Hong Kong Police are expected to do a clean- up in
the morning. So a conflict might occur.
Chairman of The Hong Kong Alliance, Lee Cheuk-yan and
chairman of the Democratic Party Albert Ho said they would
stick together with the students. Some Hong Kong people
volunteered to stay and guard the students.
The Lawyer Association Publically Shame 7 Lawyers
On June 30, China official lawyer group, All China Lawyers
Association publicly issued a statement in the Legal Daily.
This said that 7 human right lawyers including Tang Jitian,
Wang Cheng either never obtained a lawyer practice
certificate or it was revoked. What work they did was
unrelated to the law practice.
On July 1, Tang Jitian and Wang Cheng issued a statement in
They accused the bar association’s suppression on lawyers
as acting as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) pawn.
The bar association should be safeguarding the lawyers’
Tang Jitian offended the CCP by taking care of some human
rights cases about objections and beliefs;
He promoted legal profession autonomy. His practice
certificate was illegally revoked.
Tang never deliberately concealed the fact he had no practice
certificate when he provided legal help to others.
Wang Cheng said that he was not notified by Zhejiang Justice
Department about the cancellation of his practice certificate.
He said he would take legal action to sue the bar association,
Legal Daily and Zhejiang Justice Department.