Over three thousand agents lined up around the Parliamentlocal, engaged in the second reading of the disputed law on “respect for the national anthem” of the China and the one on the national security arriving from Beijing. Outside the palace the representatives of beyond 30 unions is hundreds of students who protest once again against Beijing and for their freedom. Only this morning about 300 people ended up in handcuffs a Hong Kongaccused of “suspected participation in unauthorized demonstrations” and agents they shot stinging bullets to disperse activists. “We want to defend ours freedom of expression, “said a 22-year-old al South China Morning Post. “This will no longer be Hong Kong – he added – it will become just another Chinese city “. And while Donald Trump reiterates its support for protesters, China warns that “it will take the necessary steps countermeasures against external forces that interfere on Hong Kong“.
The help of Taipei – Given the tensions, taiwan – in controversy with Beijing on the management of the coronavirus emergency and on pressure from central authorities to exclude it from the top WHO – decided that the government will launch a plan support in favor of those who will come from the former colony. The Mainland Affairs Council, the island agency that manages relations with the Mainland China, will develop a project and implement it after coordination with the various departments involved, “as soon as possible”. The government will finance the plan focused on the right of residence, reception and care for hongkonger seeking refuge in Taiwan.
The disputed laws – Parliament discusses the controversial bill of ‘National Anthem Bill’To ensure that the former English colony is also respectedChinese national anthem (the ‘March of the Volunteers’): any abuse or insult to the anthem can be punished with fines of up to $ 6,450 and 3 years in prison. The vote should take place on June 4, the day of the great candlelight vigil a Victoria Park in memory of the massacre of Tiananmen square 1989 and the end of restrictions imposed by the local government to prevent Covid-19. While the law on national security in discussion to Beijing, which will be voted on Thursday by Congress, would include – according to some drafts – a generic “ban on activities that can seriously damage national security “a Hong Kong, excluding the foreign judges of the former colony from examining the related cases and fueling fears about the independence of the judicial system based on the “one country, two systems” model. In practice, the provision provides for the prohibition of all activities considered secessionist and subversiveas well as foreign interference e terrorism in the semi-autonomous territory.
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