A German lawmaker sported a T-shirt in help of Hong Kong and exhibiting solidarity with China’s the Forbidden Ts – Taiwan, Tiananmen and Tibet.
Daniela Kluckert stated that “freedom”, “democracy” and “human rights” do not exist in China. (Fb)
A German lawmaker sported a T-shirt in help of Hong Kong and exhibiting solidarity with China’s the Forbidden Ts Taiwan, Tiananmen and Tibet.
Writing a submit on her Fb account in German, Daniela Kluckert stated that “freedom”, “democracy” and “human rights” do not exist in China.
She additionally got here out in help of pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong Joshua Wong, Alex Chow and Ivan Lam who just lately had been sentenced to jail by China.
“Freedom, democracy and human rights – what’s so necessary to us doesn’t exist in China. The aggressiveness with which China acts towards individuals and different nations is growing at a terrifying fee. That is confirmed by the just lately imposed jail sentences towards Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam, which might solely be understood as a chilling sign. However that’s precisely what we should not do: we should not withdraw! We should struggle greater than ever to make sure that the individuals in Hong Kong, Tibet and Taiwan can stay with out worry and beneath democratic circumstances!”
Joshua Wong, 24, considered one of Hong Kong’s most distinguished democracy activists, was jailed on Wednesday for greater than 13 months over an illegal anti-government rally in 2019, the hardest and most high-profile sentence for an opposition determine this 12 months.
Wong’s long-time colleagues Agnes Chow, 23, and Ivan Lam, 26, had been jailed for a complete of 10 and 7 months, respectively, on expenses linked to the identical siege when 1000’s of protesters surrounded the police headquarters on June 21 to demand the federal government withdraw a now-shelved extradition invoice.