Groups demand 12 Hong Kongers freed

‘BRING THEM BACK’: Taiwan stands on the first line of defense against China’s authoritarianism and must stand with Hong Kong, the DPP’s Lin Fei-fan said at the rally

Taipei Times
Date: Oct 26, 2020
By: Sherry Hsiao / Staff reporter, with AP

Protesters yesterday at a rally in Taipei carry balloons arranged to read “Save 12” as they call on China to release 12 detained Hong Kongers.
Photo: Liu Hsin-de, Taipei Times

Thousands of people yesterday marched in Taipei calling on Beijing to release 12 Hong Kongers who were detained in August while allegedly attempting to flee to Taiwan, organizers said.

The participants, many dressed in black and wearing masks, held signs bearing statements such as “Free Hong Kong, revolution now,” “Save 12 Hong Kong youths,” and “Bring them back,” among other messages.

Black and yellow balloons were arranged to read: “Save 12.”

Tsang Cheung-kui, who moved from Hong Kong to Taiwan in February, said it was important to him to demonstrate as a Hong Konger    [FULL  STORY]

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