lørdag 10. juni 2017

Video: In surprise move, pro-Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho votes to ‘never forget June 4’ Tiananmen massacre

In a surprise move, Junius Ho became the only pro-Beijing lawmaker to vote in favour of a motion to “never forget” the 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre at the Legislative Council on Thursday afternoon.The non-binding motion reads: “This Council urges that: the June 4 incident be not forgotten and the 1989 pro-democracy movement be vindicated.” 
Speaking to reporters after the vote, Ho praised the intentions of the Chinese students who demonstrated in spring 1989, before the People’s Liberation Army crackdown in Beijing that left hundreds, perhaps thousands, dead. Read more