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?State Council’s Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office, said the central government supported t
he actions of Hong Kong police to arrest the rioters.亚博足球app官网419论坛女神会所
Xu said the violence at the airport Tuesday night was particularly shocking.
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aw, morality and humanity. Their flagrant acts of serious violent crimes in public are shocking and chill
ing,” her statement read. “Their violence was an extreme contempt for the rule of law, which has seriously damaged H
亚博足球app官网419论坛女神会所ong Kong’s international image and hurt the feelings of compatriots on the mainland.”
She said such violent crimes must be severely punished according to law.
“We firmly support the Hong Kong police force and the judiciary in carrying out re
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Shortly after being discharged from Princess Margaret Hospital in Hong Kong on Wednesday, Fu Guohao, the beate
n reporter from the Beijing-based Global Times, said he did not have serious injuries.亚博足球app官网419论坛女神会所
Fu, with some bruises on his face, said he still loves Hong Kong and is grateful for the public’s care.
The Global Times sent Fu to Hong Kong to cover the mass protests there. He had his hands and legs tied up and was abuse
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In a statement, the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progre
ss of Hong Kong, the city’s largest political party, said that what the protesters did to Fu
was “reckless” and tainted Hong Kong’s reputation in the international community.亚博足球app官网419论坛女神会所
The Federation of Trade Unions, the city’s largest union, also denounce
d the violence, saying that what the rioters did was lawless and in defiance of the city’s rul
e of law and moral and ethics. They were the shame of Hong Kong, the statement said.亚博足球app官网419论坛
Hong Kong police arrested five men at the airport on Tuesday night on suspicion of of
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police officers, according to Mak Chin-ho, assistant commissioner of the Hong Kong police.