Upgrade Action Has to Admit Defeat
On Nov. 30, Hong Kong students launched an activity to
surround the government headquarters.
It is to upgrade the occupation after the police
Several demonstrators were beaten badly and 52 arrested.
On Dec. 1, Hong Kong Federation of Students (HKFS)
Secretary-General Zhou Yongkang apologized to the injured
occupants by bowing and admitted the upgrade failed.
According to several media reports in Hong Kong, Zhou
Yongkang is willing to apologize because the campaign had shortcomings and did not reach the target of paralyzing the
Zhou said the containment was to push the authorities to
respond to the political reform demand.
Although most protesters obeyed the non-violence principle,
they still received maltreatment from the police.
Scholarism convener Huang Zhifeng also said that students
also have shortcomings;
However the police getting out of control is beyond
Huang Zhifeng And Two Members go on Indefinite Hunger
On Dec.1 Huang Zhifeng and two female Scholarism
members announced an indefinite hunger strike at Tim
Mei Avenue, Admiralty to request an open dialogue for
political reform between the government and Scholarism.
Huang Zhifeng said the hunger strike was not to restore
public image because of the failed upgrade action.
They just want to have a dialogue with the government and
return to the negotiating table.
There will be medical volunteers monitoring them during
the hunger strike and they will only drink water.
Two more female students on hunger strike are Lu Yanhui
from Hong Kong Baptist University first grade and sixth
grade student Huang Ziyue.
They apologized to their familes because they were rarely
with their parents recently.
Tibetan Artists Received Jail Terms For Political
On Nov. 27, Tibetan singer Kalsang Yarphel and music
producer Baima Renzeng were sentenced to four years
and two years imprisonment by the authorities due to
According to Tibet Voice website report, Kalsang Yarphel has
been imprisoned for 16 months since arrested in July 2013.
The alleged political songs are called “Tibetan People".
The lyrics are to encourage Tibetans to learn Tibetan
language and unite to find the future of the Tibetan people.
AFP reported that many Tibetans accused the Chinese regime
of trying eradicate their culture by strengthening control in
the Tibetan areas.