The Secretary for Security Deng Bingqiang received an exclusive interview with the newspaper a few days ago, saying that on the "Double Ten" on the 10th of next month, citizens should not attempt to split Taiwan from China.
In a radio interview this morning, Li Guoqiang, director of the Labour Research Department of the Hong Kong and Kowloon Federation of Trade Unions, said that since the establishment of the trade union in 1948, the trade union has celebrated Double Ten every year to commemorate the Revolution of 1911 and the establishment of the Republic of China by Sun Yat-sen. He described this history as shared by Hong Kong people. recall.
However, he said that there will be no activities to celebrate Double Ten this year, so as not to violate the Hong Kong National Security Law.
Some groups celebrate Double Ten every year.
Li Guoqiang pointed out that 97 years ago, labor unions would hang red flags on roads and housing estates every year on Double Ten. They were confiscated after they were accused of hanging flags in public places and government buildings after 1997.
He pointed out that until 2019, the trade union held an event to celebrate the Double Ten in restaurants every year. Last year, the National Security Law was implemented, and considering the epidemic situation, it was not held.
He said that there will be no activities to celebrate the Double Ten Festival this year, so as not to conflict with the Hong Kong National Security Law.
He emphasized that the trade union supports reunification, opposes Taiwan independence, and disagrees with Deng Bingqiang's point that commemorating the Double Ten Day is equated with supporting Taiwan's secession. He also hopes that the authorities can clarify more legal gray areas.
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