Date: 26 Oct 202012:04 am
Organized by the Hong Kong Outlanders and Taiwan Association for Human Rights among other groups, demonstrators held signs with the English words "Save 12" and shouted slogans such as "Release the 12 Hong Kongers" and "Liberate Hong Kong. Revolution of Our Time,'' CNA reports,
Chinese authorities detained the 12 Hong Kong residents in Shenzhen for attempting to travel illegally to Taiwan by boat in August, labeling them separatists in the process. They were only allowed to see lawyers assigned to the case by the Chinese government but were not permitted to see their families.
The demonstrators started their march at the Zhongxiao Fuxing MRT station, passed by the Bank of China Taipei Branch, seen as a symbol of the Chinese government, and ended at the Hong Kong Economic, Trade and Cultural Office (Taiwan). [FULL STORY]