Hong Kong police intercepted several people holding American flags to celebrate Independence Day outside the US Consulate General

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 Hong Kong police intercepted several people holding American flags to celebrate Independence Day outside the US Consulate General


Some Hong Kong lawyers pointed out that the related activities may violate Hong Kongs national security law, because the independence of the United States and Japan have little to do with Hong Kong. Whether the participants really celebrate or use excuses for other political purposes depends on the professional perspective of the police on the scene.

According to the reports of east net and Star Island daily, some groups called on the Internet to gather outside the US Consulate General in Hong Kong on the 4th, claiming to celebrate American Independence Day. On the same day, about 10 people participated in the scene. Several police cars were parked in Bank Street and several police officers were on guard outside the consulate.

During the period, at least six people were intercepted by the police, two of them holding the American flag and some shouting slogans of disorderly Hong Kong.

Police stop and search for celebration people near the US Consulate General in Hong Kong

It is worth noting that Tan Dezhi, vice chairman of the peoples power group, also appeared in the crowd of celebration. In an interview with US media, he claimed that the move was to prove our friendship and show our friendship to the US government.

(function(){( window.slotbydup=window .slotbydup||[]).push({id:u5811557,container:ssp_ 5811557, async:true }During the period of the restoration of the national flag in the United States, there were many cases reported by the media in the United States. East net quoted Lu Weixiong, a Hong Kong practicing barrister, as saying that related activities have the opportunity to violate Hong Kongs national security law. He explained that the independence of the United States and Japan had little to do with Hong Kong, and that other countries had not held celebrations as a result. Therefore, it remains to be seen what the participants were aiming for. Lu Weixiong described this situation as if someone held a wedding banquet, during which a group of unknown gangsters would celebrate, which would be regarded as a disturbance by the outside world. Therefore, whether the participants sincerely celebrate the independence of the United States or use the excuse for other political purposes depends on the professional perspective of the police on the scene. Li Zhuming and others wanted to stop the police from checking mobile phones, but they were approved by the Hong Kong judge. Hong Kong media: stabbing Hong Kong police man participated in the protest many times and had been dismissed by the company before. Source: observer.com editor in charge: Hu Shuli_ MN7479

Some US media reported that after the implementation of Hong Kongs national security law, the flag sea of the United States which appeared repeatedly during the amendment storm last year has disappeared.

East net quoted Lu Weixiong, a Hong Kong practicing barrister, as saying that related activities have the opportunity to violate Hong Kongs national security law. He explained that the independence of the United States and Japan had little to do with Hong Kong, and that other countries had not held celebrations as a result. Therefore, it remains to be seen what the participants were aiming for.

Lu Weixiong described this situation as if someone held a wedding banquet, during which a group of unknown gangsters would celebrate, which would be regarded as a disturbance by the outside world. Therefore, whether the participants sincerely celebrate the independence of the United States or use the excuse for other political purposes depends on the professional perspective of the police on the scene.