風雨中擁抱自由 Braving the Storm for Freedom
在東區法院外，數百名抗議者在三號風球下支持被控以騷亂罪44名抗議者，無懼快將轉掛八號風球的大雨和強風。… Continue reading
Forty-four protesters, age 16 to 41, charged with rioting during Sunday’s clashes on Hong Kong Island have been released on bail.
The rioting charge has been controversial, the arrested included a nurse providing first aid. It is apparantly aiming to intimidate the anti-extradition law protesters, as it carries a maximum prison sentence of 10 years under the Public Order Ordinance. Trial was set for September 25.
Outside the Eastern Law Court, hundreds of protesters came out to support the charged, braving heavy rain and strong wind under a T3-signal, soon to turn T8 typhoon.
Many held signs and chanted slogans such as “no rioters, only tyranny.”
Annie from Wuxi, Jiangsu, China proudly holds up a towel from the Occupy Central movement of 2014 that reads ‘Braving the Storm for Freedom’.