Written by: Zhai Ruimin
Last update date: 2020-10-27 17:05
Zhong Hanlin, the former convener of the "Student Movement", was originally scheduled to report to the police station today (27), but lost contact at 8 am this morning. It is reported that Zhong is planning to apply for political asylum at the US Consulate in Hong Kong. St. John’s Building was arrested by officers of the National Security Office of the police.
Another former member of "Student Dongyuan", Zhong Hanlin's girlfriend He Xinnuo, also reported to Tianxin Police Station today, during which time he was arrested by the police.
He Nuoheng, the former spokesperson of the accompanying "Student Dongyuan", said that after completing the registration procedure today, he originally planned to leave the police station with He. During the waiting period, he was taken to the room by Guoan for questioning, and he was released later. Seeing He Xinnuo's portrait, he called He's mother. He said that her daughter had been arrested by the police and detained for investigation.
"Student Dongyuan" stated on Facebook that He Xinnuo was arrested during the report at the Tian Sum Police Station at 2 pm, and another former member, Chen Weixian, was arrested at the Tuen Mun Police Station at 2:23 pm.
It is reported that all three are charged with inciting others to split the country.
"Student Dongyuan" stated that it had notified the "Spark Alliance" and Zhong Hanlin and the three arrested persons had lawyers to assist them.
Zhong Hanlin is currently at the Central Police Station, accompanied by a lawyer to record his statement.
Several former members of "Student Dongyuan", including Zhong Hanlin, He Nuoheng, He Xinnuo and Chen Weixian, were arrested on July 29 this year by officers of the National Security Department of the Police for violating the "National Security Law". He was later released on bail.
After the passage of the National Security Act on June 30, "Student Action" has announced the dissolution of the Hong Kong headquarters, and stated that it will set up overseas branches in Taiwan, the United States, and Australia to continue to promote "Hong Kong independence" outside Hong Kong.
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