Hong Kong People Participate in Referendum of
Occupy Central With Love and Peace
The past 3 days has seen the Hong Kong people vote in the
Chief Executive general election and participate in the
unofficial referendum voting by Occupy Central With Love
And Peace (OCLP).
By 9pm on June 22, over 680 thousand Hong Kong people
had voted in 15 public polling stations.
The vote should have ended on June 22.
However, because of the attack on the electronic voting
system, the organizers decided to extend the vote to June 29.
When Beijing authorities released the white paper about
one country two systems then followed by the recent hacker
attacks on the referendum, Hong Kong citizens responded
to the crisis and came out to vote.
Liu Ping’s Daughter Liao Minyue Cannot Go Abroad
Xinyu San Junzi and Liu Ping were heavily sentenced
Liu Ping’s daughter Liao Minyue is banned from traveling by
authorities because she called attention to her mother’s case.
Human Rights Defenders reported, Liao Minyue received a
notice from the Exit & Entry office of Xinyu Security Bureau.
The notice said Liao Minyue is listed as a person not allowed
to exit the country on suspicion of causing an affray.
They also demanded that Liao Minyue submit her passport
immediately; otherwise the passport would be invalid.
Liao Minyue made a public response, “Even in prison, I will
wait for China’s democratic constitution like my mother.”
Liao Minyue’s mother Liu Ping was sentenced 6 years for
requesting Chinese officials’ assets to be made public and
using the internet to call for the release of the conscientious
person who was arrested for holding a banner.
Liao Minyue issued a statement after the court: “I deeply
regret that our passive and weak people make my mom and
other people suffer. Our weakness makes those strong hearted
people deeply upset.”
Liao Minyue’s statement also said “The verdict is not about
The tragedy of three people, but of three families.
It is also the Chinese legal system’s tragedy.
Liao Minyue is a recent university graduate from the Anhui
University of Finance and Economics.
In December, she gave a statement to the school withdrawing
as a probationary member from the Chinese Communist Party.
Tibetans Released From Prison Have Welcome Ceremony
On June 20, two Tibetan writers Dong Ke and Bu Tan in jail
for speech crimes in Sichuan Aba were released.
They returned to their homeland from Mianyang Sichuan
prison and had a great welcome.
They published an article about the 2008 Tibet protest and
the repression of Tibet in Summer East magazine.
In June 2010, they were sentenced to four years in prison
on suspicion of separatism.
Another Tibetan writer Gazangjinba was arrested at the same
time and sentenced to 3 years.
Mainland writer Weise wrote in a blog, “GaZangjinba
releasedone year earlier also welcomes the Tibetan writers.”