Friday, September 19, 2014   

Pro-Occupy group in international appeal
(09-18 16:19)

Letters urging President Xi Jinping to let Hong Kong have true democracy have been published in two international newspapers today.
The letters, written by a a group of banking and finance professionals who back the Occupy Central movement, urge Beijing to honor the one country, two systems principle and not to stage a Tiananmen-style crackdown in Hong Kong.
They were published in the Wall Street Journal and the International New York Times.
Edward Chin Chi-kin, the founder of the group which has 80 members, explained that they went to overseas newspapers instead of local ones because they thought it would be more effective.
He said it seems like there is only one free, pro-democracy newspaper left in the city and believed an "invisible hand" was launching attacks on Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement.
Chin also said it was important for the outside world, especially the foreign press, to know about the true situation in Hong Kong. --RTHK   
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