Written by: Golden Chess
Last update date: 2021-06-19 13:26
Zhang Jianhong, Chief Executive Officer of Next Media, and Luo Weiguang, Editor-in-Chief of Apple Daily, were accused of colluding with foreign forces due to reports of violations of national security laws. They appeared in West Kowloon Magistrates' Courts this morning (19th).
A large number of citizens arrived in court early in the morning to wait for the hearing. Members of the community and Granny Wang also went to the court. They also raised banners and chanted slogans. The mother-in-law pulled out of the court and took off a pair of Wang's shoes during the period. Wang Cheng, who only wore socks, would still wait until Zhang Jiluo applied for bail before leaving.
However, the king suddenly declared unwell at noon, and was finally taken away by an ambulance.
Granny Wang called a slogan to argue with the security guard
Wang Fengyao, known as the "Wang-in-law", also appeared in the West Kowloon Magistracy this morning with a yellow umbrella and "Apple Daily", and shouted slogans at the entrance of the parking lot. During this time, he argued with the security guard.
About half an hour later, more than 30 police officers dragged away Granny Wang, and a large number of media rushed to follow up. The scene was chaotic.
Granny Wang was rushed to the outside of the court building, and the police pointed out that if she re-entered the court, she might be arrested.
Granny Wang was dragged by the plainclothes policewoman until she was sent to hospital.
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Two shoes are thrown off and still insist on waiting for Zhang and Luo's bail result
The police sent two plainclothes policewomen to pull Granny Wang away from the court, and Wang's two shoes also came loose.
Wang Qi later told reporters that he still felt pain because the police officers pulled up from his armpits vigorously.
She also said that after a round of struggle, she is now "not exposed to air, and snickers when she walks to the Fanwu Enterprise", but she still insists on staying until Zhang Jianhong and Luo Weiguang are released on bail.
At nearly 12:30 noon, Granny Wang shouted "Help" outside the court. She said that she was paralyzed on one side of her body and worried that she might have a stroke.
The police at the scene assisted in calling the ambulance, and the ambulance arrived at about 1 noon, and the ambulance transported Granny Wang onto a stretcher and rushed to the hospital.
Members of the Social People's Company appeared in court to support
Although the court only opened at 9:30 this morning, at 8 a.m., more than 100 citizens were waiting outside the court to attend the court hearing. Many of them were reading the "Apple Daily" in their hands.
Many members of the Social People’s Company also went outside the court to support them. They all set up banners of "Finding the truth, what crime is there." They criticized the government for "arresting and prosecuting without evidence and evidence for suppressing freedom of the press" and shouting " Slogans such as "What's the sin in pursuit of the truth", "Press freedom cannot be deprived" and other slogans.
Huang Haoming thinks it suppresses freedom of the press
Mr. Huang Haoming, the chairman of the Social People’s Association, pointed out that after listening to the speeches of the government or the police, they have not clearly stated which country the arrested high-level officials have called for sanctions on China. "How to collude with foreign forces.
Huang criticized that "the arrests and prosecutions without evidence and evidence suppressed freedom of the press."
Chen Peimin, the vice president of "Apple", and Lin Wenzong, the executive editor of "Apple", who were granted bail last night (18th), also attended the meeting this morning, but did not respond to reporters' questions.
At least 3 police cars are on guard outside the court.
Chen Peimin, the vice president of Apple Daily, was released on bail last night.
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