採訪/朱智善 編輯/李謙 後製/肖顏
Hong Kong Arrests Five July 1 Parade Participants
While the Hong Kong July 1 Parade has just ended,
the Communist regime abiding Hong Kong government
began taking numerous actions.
On the evening of July 4, four members and a truck driver
from the Civil Human Rights Front were arrested.
Only under protest did the police release them.
In addition, Hong Kong Legislative Council member
Leung Kwok-hung was released on July 5 after being jailed
for four weeks.
He appealed to the Hong Kong people
to stand up for freedom.
He also proposed a “five district Legislative Councils resign
to fight for universal suffrage."
Hong Kong Legislative Council Leung Kwok-hung
was jailed for four weeks.
After he was released on July 5, he trampled and burned
the white paper that signals the Communist regime’s complete
control over Hong Kong.
He protested the Communist regime’s repression
of the democratic movement in Hong Kong with the White
Paper’s control over Leung Chun-ying’s government.
He lamented that after being jailed for 26 days, the Hong
Kong democratic movement has been completely suppressed.
Five people were politically arrested this year,
which was unheard of before.
Civil Human Rights Front (CHRF) is Hong Kong’s July 1
On the morning of July 4, CHRF members Daisy Chan
and Hong Xiaoxien were arrested.
At noon, CHRF convener Yang Zhengxien and the parade
emcee Hong Xiaoxian, and the parade truck driver
Cen Yonggen went to the police station demanding
the details of the arrest but were arrested as well.
The police claimed that the four CHRF members
allegedly, “obstructed police."
The truck driver was accused of idling the vehicle,
even though he only took two seconds to check if the rear
door was shut.
The police also complained about the slow procession
of the parade.
On the same day, 23 pan-democratic camp legislators
immediately held a press conference to condemn the police
for the groundless arrests and the. political suppression,
which has been dubbed’a white terror.’
The purpose is to suppress the peaceful Occupy Central.
Deputy Chairman of the Legislative Council Panel
on Security James To criticized the police’s charging
the truck driver for failing to stop the engine
It will only show how low the police quality is.
Hong Kong writer Zhang Chengjue tells NTD that the reason
for the slow July 1 march procession was the police
refused to close more road lanes despite a massive
amount of parade participants.
Zhang Chengjue: “Those who participated the Occupy
Central or the July 1 March have frightened Beijing.
They are who Beijing hate the most.
The police are doing this to demonstrate their capability
After the July 1 March, many Hong Kongers did not leave
but responded the Occupy Central rehearsal initiated
by the student groups such as Scholarism and Hong Kong
Federation of Students.
Around 3:00 AM on July 2, the police started to forcibly clean
the scene and arrested 511 people.
Zhang Chengjue: “The police are actually under pressure
from Beijing, but in fact manipulated by the Liaison Office.
The Central Liaison Office actually implements
Beijing activist Hu Jia also indicates that the so-called
Article 23 in 2003 was strongly opposed by Hong Kongers.
But for more than 10 years, the regime has tried to infiltrate
Hong Kong with hidden rules of the draconian laws
of Article 23 to erode the freedom and rule of law.
Hu Jia: “They arrested 511 during the Occupy Central
The process of the detention is in fact a disguised form
of punishment, just like the police in China."
To protest against the arrest, dozens of members
from Labour Party, the Democratic Party, and League
of Social Democrats have voluntarily surrendered
at police headquarters.
The pan-democratic camp called on all political parties
who had participated in the July 1 Parade to surrender
to the police station in a show of dissatisfaction.
On the evening of July 4, under protest,
the police released the five arrested on bail.
Leung Kwok-hung called on Hong Kongers to support
the resignation of the five-district legislators
to fight for universal suffrage.
The resignation will force each district to conduct
the universal suffrage as a “de facto referendum."
He said: “The resignation and the referendum" is
like the “Occupy Central."
The resignation and referendum is a’legitimate’ challenge
to the Communist regime and the SAR government.
Interview/Zhu Zhishan Edit/LiQian Post-Production/XiaoYan