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South Chins Morning Post
Date: 8 Oct, 2020
By: Jack Lau and Danny Lee
Campaigners for the dozen, who were trying to escape prosecution over their roles in Hong Kong’s anti-government protests
, staged a demonstration on Thursday outside the Government Flying Service (GFS) headquarters to accuse city authorities of colluding with their mainland counterparts over the sea capture.
Citing leaked information obtained from a whistle-blower, the group of activists and family members of the detained Hongkongers said a government plane was flying on August 23 under police orders off the coast near Po Toi O Village in Sai Kung, which police previously gave as the location from where the speedboat departed at 7am that day. [FULL STORY]